- Fluorite With Chalcopyrite on Quartz
- No.303 Vein, 268 area, PiaoTang mine, Ganzhou city, Dayu, Jiangxi Prov., China
- Cabinet, 9.4 x 6.3 x 6.2 cm
A deep green fluorite crystal cluster is perched on a thick crust of terminated milky quartz crystals. Between them is a layer of brassy yellow chalcopyrite crystals, to 9 mm across. The fluorite crystals, to 3 cm, exhibit both pastel green and rich green colors that intermingle for a nice visual effect. The fluorite crystals also exhibit classic stepped growth, for interest. BETTER In PERSON, this is a very rich green evergreen color. Collected 2005-5-16th, and from a prominent and carefully assembled collection of Jiangxi minerals with precise localities.