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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 52700
Mineral:Fluorapatite and Siderite
Locality:Panasqueira Mine, Barroca Grande, 21 km. west of Fundao, Castelo Branco, Portugal
Description:Tabular transparent green-gray fluorapatite crystals to 13 mm on platy brown hexagonal siderite crystals to 10 mm. The fluorapatite fluoresces yellow under UV illumination.
Overall Size:26x24x15 mm
Crystals:1-13 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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