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Fluorapatite with Elbaite on Albite var. Cleavelandite from Keith Quarry, Mount Apatite, Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine

 
Fluorapatite with Elbaite on Albite var. Cleavelandite from Keith Quarry, Mount Apatite, Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine

Fluorapatite with Elbaite on Albite var. Cleavelandite from Keith Quarry, Mount Apatite, Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine

Fluorapatite with Elbaite on Albite var. Cleavelandite from Keith Quarry, Mount Apatite, Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine

DESCRIPTION:No. 48874
Mineral:Fluorapatite with Elbaite on Albite var. Cleavelandite
Locality:Keith Quarry, Mount Apatite, Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine
Description:Lustrous transparent purple fluorapatite crystals to 4 mm long on platy white cleavelandite variety of albite crystals to 10 mm with a few partial crystals of translucent green elbaite. The purple apatite crystals are hexagonal with secondary edge faces. Ex. M. L. Keith ca. 1930; ex. T.M. Phetteplace (?-1996)
Overall Size:4x2x2 cm
Crystals:1-4 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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