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

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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 64003
Mineral:Fluorapatite with Bertrandite on Albite
Locality:Lavra da Golconda, near Governador Valadares, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Description:Lustrous transparent purple fluorapatite crystals to 14 mm intermixed with platy white bertrandite crystals to 3 mm on one face of white albite. The fluorapatite crystals are prismatic form, with striated prism faces and flat basal pinacoid terminations. Collected ca. 1980
Overall Size:4.5x4x2 cm
Crystals:1-14 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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