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Fluorapatite from Megiliggar Rocks, Breage, Cornwall, England

 
Fluorapatite from Megiliggar Rocks, Breage, Cornwall, England

Fluorapatite from Megiliggar Rocks, Breage, Cornwall, England

Fluorapatite from Megiliggar Rocks, Breage, Cornwall, England

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Fluorapatite from Megiliggar Rocks, Breage, Cornwall, England

DESCRIPTION:No. 42386
Mineral:Fluorapatite
Locality:Megiliggar Rocks, Breage, Cornwall, England
Description:Lustrous hexagonal colorless translucent apatite crystals up to 8 mm across on crystallized quartz-orthoclase matrix with golden crystals to 10 mm of gilbertite variety of muscovite mica. The apatite crystals fluoresce yellow under UV illumination. Collected in 1981 by N.P. Talbott
Overall Size:5x3x3 cm
Crystals:0.5-10.0 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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