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Phantom Fluorite from the
Dreamtime Claim,
Colorado, USA





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Fluorite (phantoms) on Albite from Dreamtime Claim, Crystal Peak area, Teller County, Colorado [./FluorDream1208/FluorDream12081a.JPG] Fluorite (phantoms) on Albite from Dreamtime Claim, Crystal Peak area, Teller County, Colorado [./FluorDream1208/FluorDream12081b.JPG] Fluorite (phantoms) on Albite from Dreamtime Claim, Crystal Peak area, Teller County, Colorado [./FluorDream1208/FluorDream12081c.JPG]


No. FLUOR DREAM 12081 - SOLD

Fluorite (phantoms) on Albite

Locality: Dreamtime Claim, Crystal Peak area, Teller County, Colorado

Specimen Size: 12.7 x 6.4 x 3.7 cm (cabinet)
Largest Fluorite: 1.4 cm.


A good display specimen of this material hosting several lilac to purple color phantom cubic crystals of Fluorite sitting atop a snow-white mound of Albite with minor gemmy Smoky Quartz crystals.



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Fluorite (phantoms) on Albite with Quartz (var: Smoky) from Dreamtime Claim, Crystal Peak area, Teller County, Colorado [./FluorDream1208/FluorDream12082a.JPG] Fluorite (phantoms) on Albite with Quartz (var: Smoky) from Dreamtime Claim, Crystal Peak area, Teller County, Colorado [./FluorDream1208/FluorDream12082d.JPG] Fluorite (phantoms) on Albite with Quartz (var: Smoky) from Dreamtime Claim, Crystal Peak area, Teller County, Colorado [./FluorDream1208/FluorDream12082e.JPG] Fluorite (phantoms) on Albite with Quartz (var: Smoky) from Dreamtime Claim, Crystal Peak area, Teller County, Colorado [./FluorDream1208/FluorDream12082b.JPG] Fluorite (phantoms) on Albite with Quartz (var: Smoky) from Dreamtime Claim, Crystal Peak area, Teller County, Colorado [./FluorDream1208/FluorDream12082c.JPG]


No. FLUOR DREAM 12082 - SOLD

Fluorite (phantoms) on Albite with Quartz (var: Smoky)

Locality: Dreamtime Claim, Crystal Peak area, Teller County, Colorado

Specimen Size: 10.2 x 9.4 x 6.8 cm (cabinet)
Largest Fluorite: 1.5 cm.


This is one of the best specimens of this material that I have seen. It is a very three-dimensional piece with dozens of sharp, gemmy, lilac to purple color phantom crystals of cubic Fluorite which are sitting all around a snow-white matrix of Albite and are associated with a few accenting, gemmy Smoky Quartz crystals. This one certainly would not disappoint as it very dramatic and eye-catching for this locality.



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Fluorite (phantoms) on Albite with Quartz (var: Smoky) from Dreamtime Claim, Crystal Peak area, Teller County, Colorado [./FluorDream1208/FluorDream12083a.JPG] Fluorite (phantoms) on Albite with Quartz (var: Smoky) from Dreamtime Claim, Crystal Peak area, Teller County, Colorado [./FluorDream1208/FluorDream12083b.JPG] Fluorite (phantoms) on Albite with Quartz (var: Smoky) from Dreamtime Claim, Crystal Peak area, Teller County, Colorado [./FluorDream1208/FluorDream12083c.JPG]


No. FLUOR DREAM 12083 - $ 250.00 (=~ AUS$ 347.77)

Fluorite (phantoms) on Albite with Quartz (var: Smoky)

Locality: Dreamtime Claim, Crystal Peak area, Teller County, Colorado

Specimen Size: 9.3 x 6.8 x 3.8 cm (small cabinet)
Largest Fluorite: 0.7 cm.


A very aesthetic specimen with several purple/lilac cubic phantom Fluorite crystals resting atop a snowball-like aggregate of white Albite crystals. To top it off, the piece has a few Smoky Quartz crystals flaring off the right side for dramatic flair. A beautiful display piece from the Dreamtime Claim.

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Fluorite on Albite and Microcline with Montmorillonite (?) from Dreamtime Claim, Crystal Peak area, Teller County, Colorado [./FluorDream1208/FluorDream12084a.jpg] Fluorite on Albite and Microcline with Montmorillonite (?) from Dreamtime Claim, Crystal Peak area, Teller County, Colorado [./FluorDream1208/FluorDream12084d.JPG] Fluorite on Albite and Microcline with Montmorillonite (?) from Dreamtime Claim, Crystal Peak area, Teller County, Colorado [./FluorDream1208/FluorDream12084f.JPG] Fluorite on Albite and Microcline with Montmorillonite (?) from Dreamtime Claim, Crystal Peak area, Teller County, Colorado [./FluorDream1208/FluorDream12084b.JPG] Fluorite on Albite and Microcline with Montmorillonite (?) from Dreamtime Claim, Crystal Peak area, Teller County, Colorado [./FluorDream1208/FluorDream12084c.JPG] Fluorite on Albite and Microcline with Montmorillonite (?) from Dreamtime Claim, Crystal Peak area, Teller County, Colorado [./FluorDream1208/FluorDream12084e.JPG]


No. FLUOR DREAM 12084 - $ 135.00 (=~ AUS$ 187.80)

Fluorite on Albite and Microcline with Montmorillonite (?)

Locality: Dreamtime Claim, Crystal Peak area, Teller County, Colorado

Specimen Size: 12.3 x 11.2 x 3.8 cm (cabinet)
Largest Fluorite: 0.4 cm.


If nothing else, this is a very attractive Feldspar specimen comprised of white Albite and lustrous, unusually curved pink Microcline crystals which host a few small, pale lilac, sharp, gemmy Fluorite cubes. On the reverse side of the specimen there are a few small vugs filled with a bright yellow clay mineral (most likely Montmorillonite), which is the first time I have seen this species from this locality.

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Fluorite (phantoms) on Albite with Thorianite (?) from Dreamtime Claim, Crystal Peak area, Teller County, Colorado [./FluorDream1208/FluorDream12085a.JPG] Fluorite (phantoms) on Albite with Thorianite (?) from Dreamtime Claim, Crystal Peak area, Teller County, Colorado [./FluorDream1208/FluorDream12085e.JPG] Fluorite (phantoms) on Albite with Thorianite (?) from Dreamtime Claim, Crystal Peak area, Teller County, Colorado [./FluorDream1208/FluorDream12085d.JPG] Fluorite (phantoms) on Albite with Thorianite (?) from Dreamtime Claim, Crystal Peak area, Teller County, Colorado [./FluorDream1208/FluorDream12085b.JPG] Fluorite (phantoms) on Albite with Thorianite (?) from Dreamtime Claim, Crystal Peak area, Teller County, Colorado [./FluorDream1208/FluorDream12085c.JPG]


No. FLUOR DREAM 12085 - $ 225.00 (=~ AUS$ 313.00) SOLD

Fluorite (phantoms) on Albite with Thorianite (?)

Locality: Dreamtime Claim, Crystal Peak area, Teller County, Colorado

Specimen Size: 9.2 x 5.2 x 4.4 cm (small cabinet)
Largest Fluorite: 0.8 cm.


A sweet Fluorite specimen from this locality with several nearly water-clear, sharp, lilac to purple cubic phantom crystals which are resting upon a mound of white snowball like Albite. There is a small vug on the reverse of the specimen with some small crude crystals of what I believe to be Thorianite based upon previous finds at this locality. There is a close up photo of these crystals above.

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Fluorite (phantoms) on Albite from Dreamtime Claim, Crystal Peak area, Teller County, Colorado [./FluorDream1208/FluorDream12086a.JPG] Fluorite (phantoms) on Albite from Dreamtime Claim, Crystal Peak area, Teller County, Colorado [./FluorDream1208/FluorDream12086c.JPG] Fluorite (phantoms) on Albite from Dreamtime Claim, Crystal Peak area, Teller County, Colorado [./FluorDream1208/FluorDream12086b.JPG]


No. FLUOR DREAM 12086 - SOLD

Fluorite (phantoms) on Albite

Locality: Dreamtime Claim, Crystal Peak area, Teller County, Colorado

Specimen Size: 7.5 x 6.7 x 4.4 cm (small cabinet)
Largest Fluorite: 0.4 cm.


Here we have a nice specimen of Fluorite from the Dreamtime Claim which is filled with dozens of small lilac to purple color phantom cubic crystals sitting atop a white mound of Albite and are associated with a few minor Smoky Quartz crystals.



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Fluorite on Albite and Microcline from Dreamtime Claim, Crystal Peak area, Teller County, Colorado [./FluorDream1208/FluorDream12087a.jpg] Fluorite on Albite and Microcline from Dreamtime Claim, Crystal Peak area, Teller County, Colorado [./FluorDream1208/FluorDream12087d.JPG] Fluorite on Albite and Microcline from Dreamtime Claim, Crystal Peak area, Teller County, Colorado [./FluorDream1208/FluorDream12087c.JPG] Fluorite on Albite and Microcline from Dreamtime Claim, Crystal Peak area, Teller County, Colorado [./FluorDream1208/FluorDream12087b.JPG]


No. FLUOR DREAM 12087 - SOLD

Fluorite on Albite and Microcline

Locality: Dreamtime Claim, Crystal Peak area, Teller County, Colorado

Specimen Size: 13.3 x 9.9 x 4.6 cm (cabinet)
Largest Fluorite: 0.3 cm.


If nothing else, this is a very attractive cabinet sized Feldspar specimen comprised of white Albite and lustrous, unusually curved pink Microcline crystals which host a few small, pale lilac, sharp, gemmy Fluorite cubes.

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Fluorite (phantoms) from Dreamtime Claim, Crystal Peak area, Teller County, Colorado [./FluorDream1208/FluorDream12088b.JPG] Fluorite (phantoms) from Dreamtime Claim, Crystal Peak area, Teller County, Colorado [./FluorDream1208/FluorDream12088c.JPG] Fluorite (phantoms) from Dreamtime Claim, Crystal Peak area, Teller County, Colorado [./FluorDream1208/FluorDream12088d.JPG] Fluorite (phantoms) from Dreamtime Claim, Crystal Peak area, Teller County, Colorado [./FluorDream1208/FluorDream12088a.JPG] Fluorite (phantoms) from Dreamtime Claim, Crystal Peak area, Teller County, Colorado [./FluorDream1208/FluorDream12088g.JPG] Fluorite (phantoms) from Dreamtime Claim, Crystal Peak area, Teller County, Colorado [./FluorDream1208/FluorDream12088f.JPG] Fluorite (phantoms) from Dreamtime Claim, Crystal Peak area, Teller County, Colorado [./FluorDream1208/FluorDream12088e.JPG]


No. FLUOR DREAM 12088 - $ 195.00 (=~ AUS$ 271.26)

Fluorite (phantoms)

Locality: Dreamtime Claim, Crystal Peak area, Teller County, Colorado

Specimen Size: 7.2 x 5.3 x 5.2 cm (small cabinet)
Largest Fluorite: 0.8 cm.


This specimen is filled with several sharp, rich purple color phantom cubic crystals of Fluorite resting upon a sculptural snowball-shaped aggregate of white Albite. There is an interesting cast of Albite forming a now cavernous hollow cubic shape where a Fluorite crystal once existed.

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