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Fluorapatite on Orthoclase var. Adularia with Calcite and Chlorite from Unteralptal, near Andermatt, Canton Uri, Switzerland

 
Fluorapatite on Orthoclase var. Adularia with Calcite and Chlorite from Unteralptal, near Andermatt, Canton Uri, Switzerland

Fluorapatite on Orthoclase var. Adularia with Calcite and Chlorite from Unteralptal, near Andermatt, Canton Uri, Switzerland

DESCRIPTION:No. 23304
Mineral:Fluorapatite on Orthoclase var. Adularia with Calcite and Chlorite
Locality:Unteralptal, near Andermatt, Canton Uri, Switzerland
Description:Colorless crystal of transparent apatite perched perfectly on a matrix of adularia crystals with green chlorite coating and thin, white calcite crystals. The apatite crystal (rare!) is internally flawed, but areas are transparent -
Overall Size:6x4x4 cm
Crystals:1-15 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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