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Fluorapatite from La Marina, Borbun, Boyacá, Colombia

 
Fluorapatite from La Marina, Borbun, Boyacá, Colombia

Fluorapatite from La Marina, Borbun, Boyacá, Colombia

Fluorapatite from La Marina, Borbun, Boyacá, Colombia

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Fluorapatite from La Marina, Borbun, Boyacá, Colombia

DESCRIPTION:No. 75423
Mineral:Fluorapatite
Locality:La Marina, Borbun, Boyacá, Colombia
Description:Lustrous transparent pink apatite partial crystal crystallized on four faces with a crystallized contact on the bottom where it was attached. The apatite crystal is hexagonal form, with lustrous crystal faces and fluoresces pink under UV illumination. Collected ca. 1970
Overall Size:13x10x8 mm
Crystals:13 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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