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Fluorapatite from Darra-i-Pech, Nangarhar, Afghanistan

Fluorapatite from Darra-i-Pech, Nangarhar, Afghanistan

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Fluorapatite from Darra-i-Pech, Nangarhar, Afghanistan

Locality:Darra-i-Pech, Nangarhar, Afghanistan
Description:Doubly-terminated group of translucent apatite crystals with minor matrix attached on the rear. The apatite is mostly purple, with colorless zones at the terminations. Fluoresces yellow under UV illumination.
Overall Size:21x18x8 mm
Crystals:7-21 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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