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Quartz var. Chalcedony with Fluorapatite from Cerro de Mercado, Durango, Mexico

 
Quartz var. Chalcedony with Fluorapatite from Cerro de Mercado, Durango, Mexico

Quartz var. Chalcedony with Fluorapatite from Cerro de Mercado, Durango, Mexico

Quartz var. Chalcedony with Fluorapatite from Cerro de Mercado, Durango, Mexico

Quartz var. Chalcedony with Fluorapatite from Cerro de Mercado, Durango, Mexico

Quartz var. Chalcedony with Fluorapatite from Cerro de Mercado, Durango, Mexico

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Quartz var. Chalcedony with Fluorapatite from Cerro de Mercado, Durango, Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 46995
Mineral:Quartz var. Chalcedony with Fluorapatite
Locality:Cerro de Mercado, Durango, Mexico
Description:Botryoidal translucent gray quartz, variety chalcedony, overgrown on a complex mass of transparent yellow apatite crystals to 10 mm long. The chalcedony fluoresces green under UV illumination. Most of the apatite crystals on the rear are incomplete.
Overall Size:6.5x6.5x4.5 cm
Crystals:
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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