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Fluorapatite from Lavra da Golconda, Near Governor Valadares, Minas Gerais, Brazil

 
Fluorapatite from Lavra da Golconda, Near Governor Valadares, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Fluorapatite from Lavra da Golconda, Near Governor Valadares, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Fluorapatite from Lavra da Golconda, Near Governor Valadares, Minas Gerais, Brazil

DESCRIPTION:No. 39275
Mineral:Fluorapatite
Locality:Lavra da Golconda, Near Governor Valadares, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Description:Sparkling cluster of lustrous transparent blue-gray apatite crystals overgrown on white albite matrix. The apatite crystals are elongated prismatic form with flat basal pinacoid terminations.
Overall Size:7x6x3 cm
Crystals:1-8 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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