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Fluorapatite and Quartz from Harvard Quarry, Noyes Mountain, Greenwood, Oxford County, Maine

 
Fluorapatite and Quartz from Harvard Quarry, Noyes Mountain, Greenwood, Oxford County, Maine

DESCRIPTION:No. 16210
Mineral:Fluorapatite and Quartz
Locality:Harvard Quarry, Noyes Mountain, Greenwood, Oxford County, Maine
Description:Vuggy albite matrix with many cavities lined with lustrous quartz crystals up to 4 mm long. Three of the cavities have rare purple apatite crystals up to 5 mm. Purple apatite are highly sought after from Maine and fluoresce under UV.
Overall Size:8x6x5 cm
Crystals:1-5 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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