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Fluorapatite from Sapo Mine, Conselheiro Pena, Minas Gerais, Brazil

 
Fluorapatite from Sapo Mine, Conselheiro Pena, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Fluorapatite from Sapo Mine, Conselheiro Pena, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Fluorapatite from Sapo Mine, Conselheiro Pena, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Fluorapatite from Sapo Mine, Conselheiro Pena, Minas Gerais, Brazil

DESCRIPTION:No. 49984
Mineral:Fluorapatite
Locality:Sapo Mine, Conselheiro Pena, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Description:Large crystals of translucent dark-green fluorapatite with no matrix attached. The fluorapatite crystals are hexagonal form with basal pinacoid terminations and secondary {1011} edge faces.
Overall Size:4x2x2 cm
Crystals:5-16 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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