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Fluorapatite over Bertrandite from Lavra da Golconda, near Governador Valadares, Minas Gerais, Brazil

 
Fluorapatite over Bertrandite from Lavra da Golconda, near Governador Valadares, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Fluorapatite over Bertrandite from Lavra da Golconda, near Governador Valadares, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Fluorapatite over Bertrandite from Lavra da Golconda, near Governador Valadares, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Fluorapatite over Bertrandite from Lavra da Golconda, near Governador Valadares, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Fluorapatite over Bertrandite from Lavra da Golconda, near Governador Valadares, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Fluorapatite over Bertrandite from Lavra da Golconda, near Governador Valadares, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Fluorapatite over Bertrandite from Lavra da Golconda, near Governador Valadares, Minas Gerais, Brazil

DESCRIPTION:No. 72780
Mineral:Fluorapatite over Bertrandite
Locality:Lavra da Golconda, near Governador Valadares, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Description:Lustrous transparent gray to deep-purple fluorapatite crystals to 5 mm intermixed with platy yellow bertrandite crystals to 0.5 mm. The fluorapatite crystals are prismatic form, with striated prism faces and flat basal pinacoid terminations. Collected ca. 1980
Overall Size:30x25x17 mm
Crystals:micro to 5 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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