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Clear/Blue Fluorite Octahedron - Riemvasmaak

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SKU: S055

Beautiful Clear/Blueish Fluorite Octahedron from Riemvasmaak Region in the Northern Cape Province of South Africa

 

This exquisite Fluorite Octahedron  showcases the beauty of fluorite, a mineral renowned for its captivating colours and unique crystalline structures.
 
Product Details:
  • Mineral:¬†Fluorite Octahedron
  • Origin:¬†Riemvasmaak,¬†Northern Cape, South Africa
  • Size:¬†47mm x 45mm x 61mm Approximately
  • Weight:¬† 143 gram
  • Colour: Blueish/Clear
  • Texture:¬†Natural, unpolished
  • Lustre: Vitreous
  • Display: Perfect for showcasing in your mineral collection or as a conversation-starting decorative piece
 
What is Fluorite?
Fluorite, also known as the "genius stone," is a remarkable mineral composed of calcium and fluorine atoms. What sets fluorite apart is its wide spectrum of vibrant colours, from deep purples and blues to greens and yellows, making it a favourite among collectors and crystal enthusiasts.
 
Formation and Octahedral Beauty
Fluorite crystals like this octahedron from Riemvasmaak are a product of nature's artistry. They form deep within the Earth's crust when hydrothermal fluids rich in minerals flow through existing rock formations. Over time, these fluids deposit fluorite molecules, allowing them to slowly crystallize into geometric masterpieces.
 
The octahedral shape, with eight identical triangular faces, is a testament to fluorite's unique crystalline structure. Its perfect symmetry and mesmerizing clarity make it a coveted addition to any mineral collection.
 
Riemvasmaak
The Riemvasmaak region in the Northern Cape province of South Africa is renowned for its fluorite deposits. Here, fluorite crystals are found in a wide range of colours and sizes, each exhibiting distinct characteristics. The location's geological history and mineral-rich environment contribute to the exceptional quality of the fluorite specimens found here.
 
This Riemvasmaak Fluorite Octahedron is not only a stunning natural wonder but also a testament to the geological wonders of South Africa. This exquisite crystal, with its enchanting colours and unparalleled symmetry, is a true collector's treasure and a tangible piece of Earth's geological history. Don't miss the opportunity to own a piece of Riemvasmaak's geological heritage ‚Äď order your fluorite octahedron today!

 

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