Fluorite, Yaogangxian Mine, Yizhang, Chenzou Prefecture, Hunan, China, Mined c. 2000, Carolyn Seitz Collection, 3.0 x 5.0 x 6.5 cm, $200. Online 6/2. SOLD
China is one of the most prolific producers of fluorite and Yoagangxian one of the best ore bodies. This miniature was mined c. 2000 in the earlier developmental stage of mineral importation to the U.S. Lovely luster and color and excellent transparency. Classic parallel stepped cubes. Carolyn Seitz Collection F481. In top condition.