Dragon Minerals - Update August 18, 2019

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Fluorite, Muscovite, and Quartz
Yaogangxian Mine, Yizhang County, Chenzhou, Hunan, China
Miniature - 4.7 x 3.2 x 2.9 cm (1.9 x 1.3 x 1.1 inches)
35 grams (0.08 pounds)
Specimen status: Sold

Numerous light blue to light purple fluorite cubes to 1.2 cm in size are scattered about on a fine-grained muscovite matrix. The fluorites are very transparent, and the matrix is easily visible through many of them. You may recall that fluorite color is notoriously sensitive to illumination. These photos were taken under white LED lights, but the colors you see will depend upon the light source in your mineral cabinet. A little quartz is also present. Some of the fluorites are damaged, but these are on the base.

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