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Fluorapatite on Microcline from Khargulook, near Sabsar, Gilgit-Skardu Road, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan

 
Fluorapatite on Microcline from Khargulook, near Sabsar, Gilgit-Skardu Road, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan

Fluorapatite on Microcline from Khargulook, near Sabsar, Gilgit-Skardu Road, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan

Fluorapatite on Microcline from Khargulook, near Sabsar, Gilgit-Skardu Road, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan

Fluorapatite on Microcline from Khargulook, near Sabsar, Gilgit-Skardu Road, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan

Fluorapatite on Microcline from Khargulook, near Sabsar, Gilgit-Skardu Road, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan

Fluorapatite on Microcline from Khargulook, near Sabsar, Gilgit-Skardu Road, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Fluorapatite on Microcline from Khargulook, near Sabsar, Gilgit-Skardu Road, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan

Photo below under longwave ultraviolet illumination:
Fluorapatite on Microcline from Khargulook, near Sabsar, Gilgit-Skardu Road, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan

DESCRIPTION:No. 75021
Mineral:Fluorapatite on Microcline
Locality:Khargulook, near Sabsar, Gilgit-Skardu Road, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan
Description:Lustrous translucent purple fluorapatite crystals to 6 mm on a lustrous gray-white 45 mm microcline partial crystal. The fluorapatite crystals are stubby hexagonal prisms with basal pinacoid terminations modified by secondary edge faces. Collected ca. 2012. Fluoresces yellow under 365 nm LW UV illumination and orange under 254 nm SW UV illumination
Overall Size:5.5x5x3 cm
Crystals:2-45 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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