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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

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

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Fluorapatite from Panasqueira Mine, Barroca Grande, 21 km. west of Fundao, Castelo Branco, Portugal

DESCRIPTION:No. 35702
Mineral:Fluorapatite
Locality:Panasqueira Mine, Barroca Grande, 21 km. west of Fundao, Castelo Branco, Portugal
Description:Cluster of several lustrous gray apatite crystals. The apatite crystals have lustrous crystal faces, tabular hexagonal form and fluoresce yellow under UV illumination.
Overall Size:24x18x13 mm
Crystals:3-10 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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