Creedite

Creedite is a rare mineral, discovered in Creede, Colorado, thus the name. It comes in a colorful palette of colors ranging from colorless to white, purple, violet and orange and has a vitreous luster. Forming from the oxidation of Fluorite ore deposits, it makes sense that this colorful mineral is most often associated and paired with Fluorite. Other associations include Quartz, Smithsonite, Selenite and Celestine.

The crystal system for Creedite is monoclinic. Crystals are typically prismatic, bladed, acicular and radial. Other forms include druzy to granular aggregates.

Quality specimens of Creedite are limited to a few localities, including Bolivia, China, Mexico, Kazakhstan and the USA (Nevada).

Showing all 3 results