Creedite was discovered in the Colorado Fluorspar Co. Mine in 1916. The mine is located in the Creede Quadrangle, Mineral County, Colorado and this was the inspiration for its name. It comes in colorless, orange, purple, violet, and white prismatic crystals that sometime radiate from the base.
- Optical Properties
- Characteristic Physical Properties
- Chemistry & Crystallography
Countries of Origin
Greece; Unknown; China; United States of America; Italy; Mexico; South Africa; Australia; France; Kazakhstan; Tajikistan; Bolivia (Plurinational State of)
Creedite is brittle so please take care when handling specimens.