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Fluorapatite with Quartz and Hematite from Cerro de Mercado, Durango, Mexico

 
Fluorapatite with Quartz and Hematite from Cerro de Mercado, Durango, Mexico

Fluorapatite with Quartz and Hematite from Cerro de Mercado, Durango, Mexico

Fluorapatite with Quartz and Hematite from Cerro de Mercado, Durango, Mexico

Fluorapatite with Quartz and Hematite from Cerro de Mercado, Durango, Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 51242
Mineral:Fluorapatite with Quartz and Hematite
Locality:Cerro de Mercado, Durango, Mexico
Description:Lustrous transparent yellow apatite crystals to 20 mm long with colorless quartz crystals to 5 mm in brown metallic hematite. The apatite formed first, then was conglomerated with hematite and quartz (some crystals are incomplete even though in matrix). Ex. Peter B. Nalle (1923-2010) collection #351; originally acquired in 1957 from K. Wood
Overall Size:8.5x7x4 cm
Crystals:1-20 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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