Mineral Name

Fluorite

Chemical Formula

CaF2

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Color

white, yellow, green, red, blue

Class

Article

Luster

vitreous (glassy)

Diaphaneity

transparent to subtranslucent

Hardness

4 (Moh's index)

Cleavage

4 directions: {111} perfect, parting on {011}

Fracture

uneven, flat surfaces

Density

3.01-3.25

Crystal Shape

usually found in cubes, often found in granular masses.

Crystal System

Isometric

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