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Fluorapatite over Quartz from Darra-i-Pech, Chapa Dara District, Kunar Province, Afghanistan

 
Fluorapatite over Quartz from Darra-i-Pech, Chapa Dara District, Kunar Province, Afghanistan

Fluorapatite over Quartz from Darra-i-Pech, Chapa Dara District, Kunar Province, Afghanistan

Fluorapatite over Quartz from Darra-i-Pech, Chapa Dara District, Kunar Province, Afghanistan

DESCRIPTION:No. 73730
Mineral:Fluorapatite over Quartz
Locality:Darra-i-Pech, Chapa Dara District, Kunar Province, Afghanistan
Description:Lustrous transparent-to-translucent purple fluorapatite crystals almost completely filling a shallow cavity lined with colorless quartz crystals to 1 mm. The fluorapatite crystals are compound hexagonal form with flat basal pinacoid terminations. Collected ca. 1990
Overall Size:4.5x3x2 cm
Crystals:4-6 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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