Specimens of purple fluorite from Mexico. Fluorite is a popular mineral specimen for many, children, teachers, collectors etc, it often forms with a cubic crystal habit with the crystals being a variety of colours and sizes from deep rich purples, vibrant greens, calming yellows and sometimes crystal clear. These particular samples of fluorite crystals on matrix are vary with any of the mentioned colours. The history of fluorspar mining in the region began in 1882 and finally finished in 1999, with the closure of the Frazer Hush Mine. These specimens are purple in colour though the intensity varies in the specimens from a deep purple to an almost clear crystal with a faint purple tinge. These samples are supplied in a white card tray with an information label and would be an excellent addition to any mineral collection.