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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 32082
Mineral:Fluorapatite on Quartz
Locality:Panasqueira Mine, Barroca Grande, 21 km. west of Fundao, Castelo Branco, Portugal
Description:Aesthetic specimen of single crystal of gray apatite 20 mm across perched on one corner of a water-clear quartz crystal 37 mm high. The apatite has scattered overgrowth of pyrite microcrystals. Edge nicks are visible under magnification.
Overall Size:4x3x2 cm
Crystals:20-37 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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