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Fluorapatite stalactites from Sapo Mine, Conselheiro Pena, Minas Gerais, Brazil

 
Fluorapatite stalactites from Sapo Mine, Conselheiro Pena, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Fluorapatite stalactites from Sapo Mine, Conselheiro Pena, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Fluorapatite stalactites from Sapo Mine, Conselheiro Pena, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Fluorapatite stalactites from Sapo Mine, Conselheiro Pena, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Fluorapatite stalactites from Sapo Mine, Conselheiro Pena, Minas Gerais, Brazil

DESCRIPTION:No. 38752
Mineral:Fluorapatite stalactites
Locality:Sapo Mine, Conselheiro Pena, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Description:X-shaped cluster of intersecting stalactites of translucent pale-green apatite crystals from a brand new find at the Sapo Mine. The stalactites are hollow and composed of interconnected apatite crystals in parallel orientation. Collected August 2007
Overall Size:6x5x2.5 cm
Crystals:3-10 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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