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    Fluorite
    Quanzhou
    Fujian
    China

    A simply extremely gorgeous mass of clusters of Fluorite make this a naturally decorative and a visually stunning offering. The countless cuboctahedron crystals exhibit a wonderful luster and a truly amazing translucency with some of the slick geometric faces featuring natural divots. The dark "Grape Juice" or even somewhat 'Tanzanite" colored crystals are beautifully clustered and stacked on a nice contrasting matrix of primarily dark grayish coloration. The rock is shaped a bit like a heart, but whether the robust form or sizable dimensions, it is clearly the hue and quality of the crystals that make this piece such the singular example it is, with consistent color across all the masses that all have a hint of red to the violet. Quanzhou is famous as the 'Tanzanite' Fluorite locality, and these vibrant "golf balls" do exemplify why.
    Measurements: 9.06 x 7.48 x 3.15 inches (23.00 x 19.00 x 8.00 cm)


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    September, 2021
    2nd Thursday
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