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Apatite-(CaOH) from Tormiq area, northwest of Skardu, Haramosh Mountains, Baltistan, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan

 
Apatite-(CaOH) from Tormiq area, northwest of Skardu, Haramosh Mountains, Baltistan, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan

Apatite-(CaOH) from Tormiq area, northwest of Skardu, Haramosh Mountains, Baltistan, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan

DESCRIPTION:No. 23419
Mineral:Apatite-(CaOH)
Locality:Tormiq area, northwest of Skardu, Haramosh Mountains, Baltistan, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan
Description:Exceptionally large crystals of hydroxylapatite on fine-grained muscovite matrix. The hydroxylapatite crystals are six-sided, tabular shape with secondary faces in the corners. The rear is partly incomplete. Hard to photograph, must be seen in person. Ex. Dr. Eugene E. Sensel (1911-2000) collection #M1164
Overall Size:8x6x5 cm
Crystals:1-5 cm
Status: For reference only
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