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Carbonate-rich Apatite (Carbonate-apatite) from Palermo Mine, 1959 Tunnel, 153' Level, North Groton Pegmatite District, Grafton County, New Hampshire

 
Carbonate-rich Apatite (Carbonate-apatite) from Palermo Mine, 1959 Tunnel, 153' Level, North Groton Pegmatite District, Grafton County, New Hampshire

Carbonate-rich Apatite (Carbonate-apatite) from Palermo Mine, 1959 Tunnel, 153' Level, North Groton Pegmatite District, Grafton County, New Hampshire

Carbonate-rich Apatite (Carbonate-apatite) from Palermo Mine, 1959 Tunnel, 153' Level, North Groton Pegmatite District, Grafton County, New Hampshire

DESCRIPTION:No. 76630
Mineral:Carbonate-rich Apatite (Carbonate-apatite)
Locality:Palermo Mine, 1959 Tunnel, 153' Level, North Groton Pegmatite District, Grafton County, New Hampshire
Description:Lustrous translucent white carbonate-apatite crystals in a columnar formation. After many years of use as a mineral name, the mineral species carbonate-apatite was discredit by the IMA, and is now simply called carbonate-rich apatite. Collected by Eric Greene
Overall Size:20x7x6 mm
Crystals:3-4 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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