Fluorite

Close up of Fluorite

Detailed Description

Mineral: Fluorite
Mineral Origin: Cave-in-Rock District, IL (Sample donated by H.B. Wood)
Primary Commodity: Fluorspar 
Primary Commodity Uses: Fluorspar is used directly or indirectly to manufacture products such as aluminum, gasoline, insulating foams, refrigerants, steel, and uranium fuel. 

Details

Image Dimensions: 5472 x 3648

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Location Taken: Reston, VA, US

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