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Fluorapatite, Muscovite, Albite, Hyalite Opal from Dassu, Braldu Valley, Baltistan, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan

 
Fluorapatite, Muscovite, Albite, Hyalite Opal from Dassu, Braldu Valley, Baltistan, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan

Fluorapatite, Muscovite, Albite, Hyalite Opal from Dassu, Braldu Valley, Baltistan, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan

Fluorapatite, Muscovite, Albite, Hyalite Opal from Dassu, Braldu Valley, Baltistan, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan

Fluorapatite, Muscovite, Albite, Hyalite Opal from Dassu, Braldu Valley, Baltistan, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan

Fluorapatite, Muscovite, Albite, Hyalite Opal from Dassu, Braldu Valley, Baltistan, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Fluorapatite, Muscovite, Albite, Hyalite Opal from Dassu, Braldu Valley, Baltistan, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Fluorapatite, Muscovite, Albite, Hyalite Opal from Dassu, Braldu Valley, Baltistan, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan

DESCRIPTION:No. 73441
Mineral:Fluorapatite, Muscovite, Albite, Hyalite Opal
Locality:Dassu, Braldu Valley, Baltistan, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan
Description:Lustrous white albite crystals to 10 mm with silvery muscovite mica crystals to 35 mm plus a 17 mm translucent gray hexagonal prismatic fluorapatite crystal and patches of colorless hyalite opal (under SW UV: fluorapatite = yellow, opal = green). Collected ca. 1995
Overall Size:9x8x5 cm
Crystals:5-35 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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