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Fluorapatite from Darra-i-Pech, Nangarhar, Afghanistan

 
Fluorapatite from Darra-i-Pech, Nangarhar, Afghanistan

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 43524
Mineral:Fluorapatite
Locality:Darra-i-Pech, Nangarhar, Afghanistan
Description:Two tabular translucent purple apatite crystals up to 10 mm wide on milky quartz crystals up to 60 mm long. The apatite crystals are internally zoned and the crystal centers fluoresce bright yellow under UV illumination.
Overall Size:8x4x4 cm
Crystals:8-10 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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