Dims: 1.8 x 1.1 x 0.7" (4.6 x 2.8 x 1.8 cm)
Wt: 11.5 g
Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Smith County, Tennessee, U.S.A.
Eight Fluorite cubes rest on the small dolomitic limestone base of this thumbnail specimen. One of these is only partly complete, and two others show some damage in the form of small cleavage planes on corners, but the rest are undamaged and in excellent condition. They range in size from 2 mm to 0.3" (8 mm) along an edge and generally have excellent though slightly irregular cubic form. The irregularity sprouts from the fact that the faces and edges of each crystal are slightly concave, as their corners formed more quickly than their faces. All have a violetFLU-92