Fluorite from France - small cabinet size


Fluorite from the La Barre Mine, Saint-Jacques-d'Ambur, Riom, Puy-de-Dôme, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France, an ancient fluorite mine which operated a large fluorite-quartz vein hosted in migmatites. The operation, from 1918 until 1948, produced 80 000 tons of ore. Today, adits are closed (since 2000) and only dumps remain but their search is prohibited
Find from September 11. 1979
6.5 cm x 5 cm
55 gram