This week’s Mineral of the Week is fluorite… Subscribe to Dad Dad Diary.
A pretty one tonight. Green cubes of bariopharmacosiderite on mauve fluorite and white barite from the Clara Mine, Oberwolfach, Ortenaukreis, Freiburg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany. Also present (but not in this photo) is pale blue crystals of[…]
Mineral inclusions can be fun. The included mineral is often pristine, but can be difficult to photograph. This fluorite in quartz from Madagascar was one of a number found a few years ago. They still[…]