Pink Fluorite on Quartz
Mt Blanc, Chamonix, France
Small Cabinet, 8.0 x 6.7 x 2.4 cm
This is an unusual specimen in that it is a complete floater: a crust of translucent, pastel pink, inetergrown fluorite octahedrons to .5 cm across, COMPLETELY covers one face of a flattened, gemmy, light smoky, quartz crystal. The quartz crystal measures 8 cm across and again, is complete all around. The fluorite is preferentially only on one side, while the back of the specimen is the flat major face of the quartz crystal. very RICH AND COLORFUL with lots of pink for the price!