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Fluorapatite on Albite from Laghman Province, Afghanistan

 
Fluorapatite on Albite from Laghman Province, Afghanistan

Fluorapatite on Albite from Laghman Province, Afghanistan

Fluorapatite on Albite from Laghman Province, Afghanistan

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Fluorapatite on Albite from Laghman Province, Afghanistan

DESCRIPTION:No. 44137
Mineral:Fluorapatite on Albite
Locality:Laghman Province, Afghanistan
Description:Blocky plates of albite completely coated on all surfaces, and cemented together with, translucent purple apatite crystals. The apatite crystals are 6 and 18-sided crystals with waxy surface luster, and they fluoresce orange under UV illumination.
Overall Size:8x4x2 cm
Crystals:0.5-4.0 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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