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Fluorapatite from Pasto Bueno District, Pallasca Province, Ancash Department, Peru

 
Fluorapatite from Pasto Bueno District, Pallasca Province, Ancash Department, Peru

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Fluorapatite from Pasto Bueno District, Pallasca Province, Ancash Department, Peru

DESCRIPTION:No. 18130
Mineral:Fluorapatite
Locality:Pasto Bueno District, Pallasca Province, Ancash Department, Peru
Description:Five interconnected purple-gray apatite crystals with minor matrix. There is a small chip on the edge of one of the crystals.
Overall Size:15x10x7 mm
Crystals:2-8 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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