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Fluorapatite on Quartz with Cookeite from Harvard Quarry, Noyes Mountain, Greenwood, Oxford County, Maine

 
Fluorapatite on Quartz with Cookeite from Harvard Quarry, Noyes Mountain, Greenwood, Oxford County, Maine

Fluorapatite on Quartz with Cookeite from Harvard Quarry, Noyes Mountain, Greenwood, Oxford County, Maine

Fluorapatite on Quartz with Cookeite from Harvard Quarry, Noyes Mountain, Greenwood, Oxford County, Maine

Fluorapatite on Quartz with Cookeite from Harvard Quarry, Noyes Mountain, Greenwood, Oxford County, Maine

Fluorapatite on Quartz with Cookeite from Harvard Quarry, Noyes Mountain, Greenwood, Oxford County, Maine

Fluorapatite on Quartz with Cookeite from Harvard Quarry, Noyes Mountain, Greenwood, Oxford County, Maine

Photo below under longwave ultraviolet illumination:
Fluorapatite on Quartz with Cookeite from Harvard Quarry, Noyes Mountain, Greenwood, Oxford County, Maine

DESCRIPTION:No. 76234
Mineral:Fluorapatite on Quartz with Cookeite
Locality:Harvard Quarry, Noyes Mountain, Greenwood, Oxford County, Maine
Description:Cluster of several lustrous translucent purple fluorapatite crystals to 4 mm on one corner of complex cluster of lustrous transparent colorless quartz crystals to 3 mm, in parallel orientation, with overgrowth of tan-colored spherical cookeite crystals. Ex. Franklin Mineral Museum (N.J.); ex. Steve Murphy collection. The fluorapatite fluoresces orange under longwave ultraviolet illumination
Overall Size:6.5x5x4 cm
Crystals:micro to 4 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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