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Fluorapatite from Marina, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Fluorapatite from Marina, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Fluorapatite from Marina, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Locality:Marina, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Description:Transparent fluorapatite crystals in a complex cluster. The fluorapatite has a yellow color due to the matrix being visible through the colorless crystals. Fluoresces yellow UV illumination. Minute damage visible under magnification. Ex. A. Stevenson (1916-2007) collection #780
Overall Size:15x13x11 mm
Crystals:2-7 mm
Archived: For reference only






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