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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

DESCRIPTION:No. 42213
Mineral:Fluorapatite
Locality:Panasqueira Mine, Barroca Grande, 21 km. west of Fundao, Castelo Branco, Portugal
Description:Exceptionally large translucent greenish-gray apatite crystals with striated prism faces and flat basal pinacoid terminations. The crystals on this specimen are as large as this famous locality has ever produced. Ex. Robert C. Lambert #30; acquired in 2004
Overall Size:8x7x5 cm
Crystals:3-8 cm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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