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Fluorapatite on Quartz from Nuristan Province, Afghanistan

 
Fluorapatite on Quartz from Nuristan Province, Afghanistan

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Fluorapatite on Quartz from Nuristan Province, Afghanistan

DESCRIPTION:No. 14085
Mineral:Fluorapatite on Quartz
Locality:Nuristan Province, Afghanistan
Description:Large cluster of smoky quartz crystals up to 3 cm long grown around a large apatite crystal 6 cm across. The apatite fluoresces and phosphoresces under UV illumination. Complete -
Overall Size:12x8x4 cm
Crystals:3-6 cm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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