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

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

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Fluorapatite from Gilgit District, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan

DESCRIPTION:No. 25624
Mineral:Fluorapatite
Locality:Gilgit District, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan
Description:Transparent crystal of apatite that fluoresce bright yellow under UV illumination. The crystal has a pale-lilac color. The crystal edges show rounding due to alluvial wear.
Overall Size:13x12x7 mm
Crystals:13 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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