Fluorite

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Call number:
A3
Classification:
Minerals from the Lavrion Mines
Translated title:
Fluorite
Place of origin:
Lavrion, Greece
Depositional environment:
Low temperature vein deposits. Hydrothermal veins; cavities in sedimentary rocks; as a cementing material in sandstones; as hot springs deposits.Fluorite is found as a common gangue mineral in hydrothermal veins, especially those containing lead and zinc minerals. It is also found in some greisens, granites and high-temperature veins, and as a component of some marbles and other metamorphic rocks.
Description:
Low temperature vein deposits. Hydrothermal veins; cavities in sedimentary rocks; as a cementing material in sandstones; as hot springs deposits.Fluorite is found as a common gangue mineral in hydrothermal veins, especially those containing lead and zinc minerals. It is also found in some greisens, granites and high-temperature veins, and as a component of some marbles and other metamorphic rocks.
Chemical formula:
CaF2
Crystal system:
Isometric
Crystal schema:
Hexoctahedral

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