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Mineral Specimen No. 75803:
Fluorapatite on Bertrandite for sale from Emmons Quarry, Uncle Tom Mountain, Greenwood, Oxford County, Maine.

This mineral specimen Fluorapatite on Bertrandite from Emmons Quarry, Uncle Tom Mountain, Greenwood, Oxford County, Maine 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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Description of Mineral Specimen for sale No. 75803:

Mineral Species: Fluorapatite on Bertrandite.
Location of origin: Emmons Quarry, Uncle Tom Mountain, Greenwood, Oxford County, Maine.
Description: Lustrous translucent gray fluorapatite crystals to 5 mm intermixed with platy pale-yellow bertrandite crystals to 0.3 mm on quartz-albite. The fluorapatite crystals have purple outer zones with yellow core zones and fluoresce under SW UV illumination. No damage is visible to the unaided eye, but minor damage is visible under 20x magnification.
Overall size: 21x15x14 mm.
Size of individual crystals: micro to 5 mm
Price: $22 (plus shipping).

Mineral Fluorapatite on Bertrandite for sale from Emmons Quarry, Uncle Tom Mountain, Greenwood, Oxford County, Maine

Detail view of mineral Fluorapatite on Bertrandite for sale from Emmons Quarry, Uncle Tom Mountain, Greenwood, Oxford County, Maine

Detail view of mineral Fluorapatite on Bertrandite for sale from Emmons Quarry, Uncle Tom Mountain, Greenwood, Oxford County, Maine

Detail view of mineral Fluorapatite on Bertrandite for sale from Emmons Quarry, Uncle Tom Mountain, Greenwood, Oxford County, Maine

Photographs Above: daylight illumination. Photographs Below: UV illumination with SuperBright SW UV lamp. Click here to see more fluorescent minerals
Fluorescent illuminated mineral Fluorapatite on Bertrandite for sale from Emmons Quarry, Uncle Tom Mountain, Greenwood, Oxford County, Maine

Photographs Below: UV illumination with 365 nm longwave ultraviolet illumination. Click here to see more fluorescent minerals

Fluorescent illuminated mineral Fluorapatite on Bertrandite for sale from Emmons Quarry, Uncle Tom Mountain, Greenwood, Oxford County, Maine

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