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Fluorapatite with Quartz from Panasqueira Mine, Barroca Grande, 21 km. west of Fundao, Castelo Branco, Portugal

 
Fluorapatite with Quartz from Panasqueira Mine, Barroca Grande, 21 km. west of Fundao, Castelo Branco, Portugal

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Fluorapatite with Quartz from Panasqueira Mine, Barroca Grande, 21 km. west of Fundao, Castelo Branco, Portugal

DESCRIPTION:No. 4921
Mineral:Fluorapatite with Quartz
Locality:Panasqueira Mine, Barroca Grande, 21 km. west of Fundao, Castelo Branco, Portugal
Description:Excellent cluster of intersecting tabular crystals of apatite with 2 cm quartz crystal on side. Fluoresces yellow-orange under UV illumination. See Mineralogical Record V. 2, #2, pp.74-78.
Overall Size:9x8x4 cm
Crystals:2-4 cm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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