PURPLE FLUORITE CRYSTALS
A great rustic cluster of lovely deep Purple Fluorite Crystals. Strikingly coloured and quite different to many of the other fluorite specimens collectors tend to have. Purple contrasted on a white matrix makes for a great collection piece.
De’an Mine, Jiangxi, China.
12.5cm x 8cm x 5.7cm, 707g.
Fluorite is from the Latin noun meaning a stream or to flow. Fluorite is used as a flux when smelting metals to help the slag rise to the top and give better fluidity to the molten metal. This mineral has some amazingly coloured crystals for the beginner to advanced collector.