Fluorite


Composition: CaF2
Crystal System : Cubic
Colours: Colourless, purple
Lustre : Vitreous, dull
Hardness : 4
Specific Gravity : 3.18-3.56

Occurrence

  • Hypogene
  • 3rd Oxidation Zone

Notable Finds

Fluorite crystals to 2 mm, with calcite, were found in the third oxidation zone and provided the first specimens of fluorite that were unequivocally from Tsumeb.