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Fluorapatite from Cerro Mercado, Durango, Mexico

 
Fluorapatite from Cerro Mercado, Durango, Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 47016
Mineral:Fluorapatite
Locality:Cerro Mercado, Durango, Mexico
Description:Lustrous yellow fluorapatite crystal with no matrix attached. The fluorapatite crystal is internally transparent with few flaws that are typically found in these crystals. The fluorapatite crystals at this mine are found intermixed with the iron ore. Ex. Joe Cilen (1916-1997) #5498; originally acquired from Lawrence H. Conklin (1933-2016) ca. 1970
Overall Size:22x14x12 mm
Crystals:22 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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