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Fluorapatite from Gilgit District, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan

 
Fluorapatite from Gilgit District, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan

Below: fluorescence under ultraviolet illumination
Fluorapatite from Gilgit District, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan

DESCRIPTION:No. 23254
Mineral:Fluorapatite
Locality:Gilgit District, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), 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: For reference only
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