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Fluorapatite from Panasqueira Mine, Barroca Grande, 21 km. west of Fundao, Castelo Branco, Portugal

 
Fluorapatite from Panasqueira Mine, Barroca Grande, 21 km. west of Fundao, Castelo Branco, Portugal

DESCRIPTION:No. 31894
Mineral:Fluorapatite
Locality:Panasqueira Mine, Barroca Grande, 21 km. west of Fundao, Castelo Branco, Portugal
Description:Large cluster of many translucent, green apatite crystals up to 16 mm across with scattered crystals of tan-colored calcite up to 5 mm. One edge has several ferberite crystals to 10 mm. The apatite fluoresces yellow under UV illumination. Ex. Dr. N. Luppescu
Overall Size:8x7x4 cm
Crystals:2-16 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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