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Fluorapatite pseudomorphs after Tarbuttite with Hemimorphite from Skorpion Mine, Rosh Pinah, Luderitz District, Namibia

 
Fluorapatite pseudomorphs after Tarbuttite with Hemimorphite from Skorpion Mine, Rosh Pinah, Luderitz District, Namibia

Fluorapatite pseudomorphs after Tarbuttite with Hemimorphite from Skorpion Mine, Rosh Pinah, Luderitz District, Namibia

Fluorapatite pseudomorphs after Tarbuttite with Hemimorphite from Skorpion Mine, Rosh Pinah, Luderitz District, Namibia

Fluorapatite pseudomorphs after Tarbuttite with Hemimorphite from Skorpion Mine, Rosh Pinah, Luderitz District, Namibia

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Fluorapatite pseudomorphs after Tarbuttite with Hemimorphite from Skorpion Mine, Rosh Pinah, Luderitz District, Namibia

DESCRIPTION:No. 58878
Mineral:Fluorapatite pseudomorphs after Tarbuttite with Hemimorphite
Locality:Skorpion Mine, Rosh Pinah, Luderitz District, Namibia
Description:Translucent pale-green fluorapatite pseudomorphs after bladed tarbuttite crystals to 5 mm in radial fan-shaped aggregates with sparkling colorless hemimorphite microcrystals. The fluorapatite fluoresces bright green under SW UV illumination.
Overall Size:7x5x2.5 cm
Crystals:micro to 5 mm pseudos
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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