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Hirukawa, Nakatsugawa city, Gifu pref., Japan

This locality is closed to collectors.


Size of the crystal: 10 mm. A crystal of fluorite. The octahedral pale green crystal is fluorite. The black crystal at the left is black quartz, the white parts are orthoclase.

Recovered from a pocket of a Topaz-NYF pegmatite associated with S-type (Ilmenite-series) granite. Formed in the Late Cretaceous (67 Ma).

Fluorite from this location was described in 1895.


Size of crystal: 20 mm. A floater of fluorite. The fluorite is a cube-based crystal in clay of a pocket. It is transparent but a part of crystal is purple.

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