Fluorite, Siderite
Cabinet, 11.0 x 8.0 x 5.5 cm
Ludwig-Vereinigt Feld Mine, Schonbrunn, Oelsnitz, Vogtland, Saxony, Germany
A showy, old-time cabinet specimen of lustrous, glassy, colorless fluorite cubes to 3.4 cm aesthetically and richly strewn on a matrix of lustrous, brown siderite blades. This classic specimen is from the ancient Ludwig-Vereinigt-Feld Mine of Saxony, Germany, which worked iron- and copper-bearing fluorite veins. The mine closed in 1991. Excellent fluorescence.