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fluorite; transparent purple spheroidal crystal aggregates on greisen, with cassiterite crystals, and a few mauve apatite crystals

[Czechoslovakia-Germany] unknown From William hunter's original collection. Very nice.. Museum catalogue gives Cumberland as locality -this is certainly wrong. This is almost certainly from Schlaggenwald or elsewhere in the Erzgebirge. The Trustee's Catalogue of 1794 says "64e A Mass of Crystals of fluor of a ruby red Colour upon Quartz mix'd with Tin Ore"