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Fluorapatite var. Manganapatite from Bumpus Quarry, Albany, Maine

 
Fluorapatite var. Manganapatite from Bumpus Quarry, Albany, Maine

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Fluorapatite var. Manganapatite from Bumpus Quarry, Albany, Maine

DESCRIPTION:No. 16899
Mineral:Fluorapatite var. Manganapatite
Locality:Bumpus Quarry, Albany, Maine
Description:Single crystal of olive-green fluorapatite known locally as manganapatite due to high manganese content (manganapatite is NOT a valid mineral species). Fluoresces orange under UV illumination. Ex. A. Stevenson collection #849
Overall Size:10x9x8 mm
Crystals:10 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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