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Fluorapatite with Calcite from Furka Tunnel, Wallis (Valais), Switzerland

 
Fluorapatite with Calcite from Furka Tunnel, Wallis (Valais), Switzerland

Fluorapatite with Calcite from Furka Tunnel, Wallis (Valais), Switzerland

Fluorapatite with Calcite from Furka Tunnel, Wallis (Valais), Switzerland

Fluorapatite with Calcite from Furka Tunnel, Wallis (Valais), Switzerland

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Fluorapatite with Calcite from Furka Tunnel, Wallis (Valais), Switzerland

DESCRIPTION:No. 64982
Mineral:Fluorapatite with Calcite
Locality:Furka Tunnel, Wallis (Valais), Switzerland
Description:Lustrous flattened transparent pale-pink fluorapatite crystals to 15 mm with three groups of transparent colorless striated rhombohedral calcite crystals to 5 mm. The fluorapatite fluoresces bright pink-white under UV illumination.
Overall Size:30x30x26 mm
Crystals:3-15 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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