Purple fluorite nestled in amongst dolomite crystals from Liter’s Quarry (Hanson Aggregates Irvington Quarry), Breckinridge Co., Kentucky, USA. While looking at this through my microscope, I assumed it was a cube of fluorite, but the photo shows more detail. It has tried to develop into an octahedron, but has ended up with stepped faces.

1078 Fluorite, Dolomite, Liter's Quarry (Hanson Aggregates Irvington Quarry), Breckinridge Co., Kentucky, USA

1078 Fluorite, Dolomite, Liter’s Quarry (Hanson Aggregates Irvington Quarry), Breckinridge Co., Kentucky, USA – Click on image for a full-sized version.

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