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Fluorapatite from Gilgit District, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan

Fluorapatite from Gilgit District, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Fluorapatite from Gilgit District, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan

Locality:Gilgit District, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan
Description:Two interconnected (twinned?) crystals of purple apatite with minor white albite on the base. The apatite crystals are fully crystallized front and read and have minor edge frittering. Some areas fluoresce orange under UV illumination.
Overall Size:18x18x16 mm
Crystals:14 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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