Fluorite with Quartz and Chlorite from Yaogangxian Mine

Fluorite with Quartz and Chlorite from Yaogangxian Mine

Dimension: 3.6cm x 2.7cm x 1.8cm

Weight: 95 carat / 19g

Locality: Yaogangxian Mine, Yizhang County, Chenzhou Prefecture, Hunan Province, China


A classic Yaogangxian combination specimen featuring several cubic Fluorite interlinked to form a cluster, hosting a Quartz point on the side.  The Fluorite crystals composing the piece are aqua blue with deep purple color outlining the rims and corners, amazing!  Microcrystalline Chlorite sprinkled on and included in both the Quartz and Fluorite crystals in places, adding real pizzazz to the piece.  The Fluorite fluoresces a bright blue under UV lighting 365nm.  Comes with a high quality acrylic display box.


Fluorite's Maintenance Advice:


Fluorite is extremely susceptible to sunlight, some colors 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 and away from direct sunlight.