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Fluorapatite in Pyrrhotite from Philips Mine, Philipstown, Anthony's Nose, Cortlandt, Westchester County, New York

 
Fluorapatite in Pyrrhotite from Philips Mine, Philipstown, Anthony's Nose, Cortlandt, Westchester County, New York

Fluorapatite in Pyrrhotite from Philips Mine, Philipstown, Anthony's Nose, Cortlandt, Westchester County, New York

Fluorapatite in Pyrrhotite from Philips Mine, Philipstown, Anthony's Nose, Cortlandt, Westchester County, New York

DESCRIPTION:No. 71337
Mineral:Fluorapatite in Pyrrhotite
Locality:Philips Mine, Philipstown, Anthony's Nose, Cortlandt, Westchester County, New York
Description:Doubly-terminated lustrous translucent brown fluorapatite crystal on the weathered faces of metallic pyrrhotite. The fresh exposures on the edges of the pyrrhotite have yellow-metallic luster. This specimen was illustrated in my article. From my private collection #738; collected July 1997. See my article: Anthony's Nose, New York -- Three Mineral Localities
Overall Size:5x5x3 cm
Crystals:12 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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