Aqua Blue Fluorite with Mica, Epidote and Wolframite from Yaogangxian Mine

Dimension: 3.3cm x 2.8cm x 2.1cm

Weight: 17g

Locality: Yaogangxian Mine, Yizhang Co., Chenzhou, Hunan, China


Beautiful glassy cubes of aqua blue Fluorite with Mica, Epidote and Wolframite from the famous Yaogangxian Mine in China.  The edges are nicely tinged with deeper blue color which aesthetically accentuates the stepped growth habit of the crystals.  The fluorite crystals are in rectangular form with sharp corners and edges.  It is very gemmy and lustrous with deep green Epidote inclusions.  Flakes of Mica partially covering its surfaces resembling the flower patels, with a blade of Wolframite growing on its underside.  A classic fluorite example from this world-renown locale. 


Fluorite's Maintenance Advice:


Fluorite is extremely susceptible to sunlight, some colours fade slower than others, but they all fade under sunlight. The effect also happens under normal halogen light. Therefore keep Fluorite in a darker part of the home, away from direct sunlight unless it needs to be cleansed and charged. To cleanse and charge Fluorite, just pop it on a windowsill out of direct sunlight or even on a cloudy day for 10 minutes. If it doesn't feel like that is enough, you can use reiki or sound too.

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