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Fluorapatite on Albite and Quartz from Laghman Province, Afghanistan

 
Fluorapatite on Albite and Quartz from Laghman Province, Afghanistan

Fluorapatite on Albite and Quartz from Laghman Province, Afghanistan

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 44138
Mineral:Fluorapatite on Albite and Quartz
Locality:Laghman Province, Afghanistan
Description:Many tabular hexagonal translucent purple fluorapatite crystals to 7 mm on white albite with translucent colorless quartz crystals to 6 mm. Many small fluorapatite crystals can be seen throughout the specimen when viewed under magnification.
Overall Size:4x3x2 cm
Crystals:1-7 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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