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Muscovite with Fluorapatite, from Strickland Quarry, Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex County, Connecticut

 
Muscovite with Fluorapatite, from Strickland Quarry, Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex County, Connecticut

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Muscovite with Fluorapatite, from Strickland Quarry, Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex County, Connecticut

DESCRIPTION:No. 18244
Mineral:Muscovite with Fluorapatite,
Locality:Strickland Quarry, Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex County, Connecticut
Description:Several crystals of muscovite mica in quartz matrix. Nestled between the muscovite crystals is greenish apatite (massive) that fluoresces yellow-orange under UV illumination.
Overall Size:6x5x4 cm
Crystals:2-3.5 cm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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