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Mineral Specimen No. 61450:
Fluorapatite on Microcline from Khargulook, near Sabsar, Gilgit-Skardu Road, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan.

This mineral specimen of Fluorapatite on Microcline from Khargulook, near Sabsar, Gilgit-Skardu Road, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan is available for sale from John Betts - Fine Minerals, mineral dealer located in New York City, New York.Follow on Facebook

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Detailed information on mineral specimen No. 61450:

Minerals Species: Fluorapatite on Microcline.
Location of mineral deposit: Khargulook, near Sabsar, Gilgit-Skardu Road, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan.
Description: Lustrous gray-white 45 mm microcline crystal with lustrous translucent purple fluorapatite crystals to 6 mm on one edge. The fluorapatite crystals are stubby hexagonal prisms with basal pinacoid terminations modified by secondary edge faces. No damage is visible to the unaided eye, but minor damage is visible under 20x magnification.
Overall size of mineral specimen: 5.5x5x3 cm.
Size of individual crystals: 2-45 mm
Price: $225 (plus shipping).

Mineral Specimens: Fluorapatite on Microcline from Khargulook, near Sabsar, Gilgit-Skardu Road, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan

Mineral Specimens: Fluorapatite on Microcline from Khargulook, near Sabsar, Gilgit-Skardu Road, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan

Mineral Specimens: Fluorapatite on Microcline from Khargulook, near Sabsar, Gilgit-Skardu Road, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan

Mineral Specimens: Fluorapatite on Microcline from Khargulook, near Sabsar, Gilgit-Skardu Road, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan

Mineral Specimens: Fluorapatite on Microcline from Khargulook, near Sabsar, Gilgit-Skardu Road, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan

Mineral Specimens: Fluorapatite on Microcline from Khargulook, near Sabsar, Gilgit-Skardu Road, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan

Mineral Specimens: Fluorapatite on Microcline from Khargulook, near Sabsar, Gilgit-Skardu Road, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan

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Mineral Specimens: Fluorapatite on Microcline from Khargulook, near Sabsar, Gilgit-Skardu Road, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan

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