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Fluorapatite (pink) from Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande District, San Diego County, California

 
Fluorapatite (pink) from Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande District, San Diego County, California

Fluorapatite (pink) from Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande District, San Diego County, California

Fluorapatite (pink) from Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande District, San Diego County, California

Fluorapatite (pink) from Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande District, San Diego County, California

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Fluorapatite (pink) from Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande District, San Diego County, California

DESCRIPTION:No. 64959
Mineral:Fluorapatite (pink)
Locality:Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande District, San Diego County, California
Description:Lustrous transparent pale-pink fluorapatite crystal with remnants of pocket clay on the termination and no attached matrix. The fluorapatite crystal is hexagonal form and fluoresces bright yellow under SW UV illumination. Collected ca. 1985
Overall Size:9x7x6 mm
Crystals:9 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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