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Turquoise pseudomorphs after Apatite from Baviacora, Sonora, Mexico

Turquoise pseudomorphs after Apatite from Baviacora, Sonora, Mexico

Mineral:Turquoise pseudomorphs after Apatite
Locality:Baviacora, Sonora, Mexico
Description:Green turquoise pseudomorphs after tapered hexagonal apatite crystals with brown gossan matrix on areas. The apatite crystallized first, then was replaced molecule by molecule with turquoise, resulting in new composition with earlier form. Ex. A. Stevenson (1916-2007) collection #857a
Overall Size:16x8x7 mm
Crystals:5-11 mm
Archived: For reference only
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