A Large Beautiful Green and Light Purple Fluorite with Mica and Black Tourmaline on Feldspar Matrix, from the Erongo Mountain, Erongo Region, Namibia
Colours pop when crystal is illuminated
Length: 10cm (3.9”)
Width: 8.8cm (3.4”)
The cause of the beautiful green colour is unknown, it may be related to associated radioactive or rare-earth species, samples where tested and yielded surprising results; isotopes in the rare-earth element lanthanide series; lanthanum, ytterbium, cerium, neodymium, samarium, europium, gadolinium and holmium were detected although amounts were not determined. (Mindat.org)
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