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Fluorapatite with Muscovite and Albite from Kandahar Mine, Baha, Braldu Valley, Skardu District, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan

 
Fluorapatite with Muscovite and Albite from Kandahar Mine, Baha, Braldu Valley, Skardu District, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan

Fluorapatite with Muscovite and Albite from Kandahar Mine, Baha, Braldu Valley, Skardu District, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan

Fluorapatite with Muscovite and Albite from Kandahar Mine, Baha, Braldu Valley, Skardu District, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan

Below: fluorescence under ultraviolet illumination
Fluorapatite with Muscovite and Albite from Kandahar Mine, Baha, Braldu Valley, Skardu District, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan

DESCRIPTION:No. 55407
Mineral:Fluorapatite with Muscovite and Albite
Locality:Kandahar Mine, Baha, Braldu Valley, Skardu District, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan
Description:Translucent pink-gray hexagonal fluorapatite crystal with minor muscovite mica and white albite included in the bottom. The fluorapatite crystals has lustrous basal pinacoid faces and silky prism faces and fluoresces bright yellow under UV illumination.
Overall Size:2.5x2.5x2 cm
Crystals:25 mm
Status: For reference only
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