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Fluorapatite on Quartz from São Geraldo do Baixio, Minas Gerais, Brazil

 
Fluorapatite on Quartz from São Geraldo do Baixio, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Fluorapatite on Quartz from São Geraldo do Baixio, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Fluorapatite on Quartz from São Geraldo do Baixio, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Fluorapatite on Quartz from São Geraldo do Baixio, Minas Gerais, Brazil

DESCRIPTION:No. 64184
Mineral:Fluorapatite on Quartz
Locality:São Geraldo do Baixio, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Description:Lustrous translucent greenish-blue fluorapatite crystals to 13 mm in groupings of parallel crystals on the face of a tabular 35 mm smoky quartz crystal. The fluorapatite crystals are prismatic form with striated prism faces and angled terminations.
Overall Size:4.5x3x2 cm
Crystals:2-13 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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