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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 51358
Mineral:Fluorapatite with Pyrite
Locality:Panasqueira Mine, Barroca Grande, 21 km. west of Fundao, Castelo Branco, Portugal
Description:Lustrous transparent greenish fluorapatite crystals to 9 mm long with small metallic pyrite and colorless fluorapatite crystals overgrown on the terminations and select prism faces. The largest crystal has an incomplete termination at the contact. Ex. Peter B. Nalle (1923-2010) collection; gift from mine manager in 1978 during underground inspection
Overall Size:18x14x9 mm
Crystals:0.5-9.0 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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