Fluorite Quartz v. Smoky, Spessartine
Wushan Spessartine Mine, Tongbei, Yunxiao Co., Zhangzhou Prefecture, Fujian Province, China
3.0 X 8.0 X 5.5 cm
While famous for spessartine and smoky quartz (which this specimen *does* feature on the back), China’s Wushan Spessartine Mine also produced (in smaller quantities) beautiful fluorites! This is a fantastic example, featuring 2 aesthetically perched purple octahedrons. Very beautiful! A staff pick!
Photo by Invenio Fine Minerals.
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