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Fluorapatite on Albite from Lavra da Golconda, near Governador Valadares, Minas Gerais, Brazil

 
Fluorapatite on Albite from Lavra da Golconda, near Governador Valadares, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Fluorapatite on Albite from Lavra da Golconda, near Governador Valadares, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Fluorapatite on Albite from Lavra da Golconda, near Governador Valadares, Minas Gerais, Brazil

DESCRIPTION:No. 63979
Mineral:Fluorapatite on Albite
Locality:Lavra da Golconda, near Governador Valadares, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Description:Lustrous transparent green-to-purple fluorapatite crystals to 13 mm intermixed on limonite-stained white albite. The fluorapatite crystals are prismatic form, with striated prism faces and flat basal pinacoid terminations. Collected ca. 1980
Overall Size:20x20x10 mm
Crystals:3-13 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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