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

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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 41977
Mineral:Fluorapatite and Quartz
Locality:Panasqueira Mine, Barroca Grande, 21 km. west of Fundao, Castelo Branco, Portugal
Description:Transparent green hexagonal apatite crystals up to 15 mm across on lustrous colorless quartz crystals up to 35 mm long with sugar-like small quartz crystals overgrown on the edge of the largest apatite crystal. The apatite fluoresces yellow under UV. Ex. Robert C. Lambert #26; acquired in 1972
Overall Size:4.5x4.5x2.5 cm
Crystals:1-35 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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