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Chlorapatite from Kurokura, Kanagawa, Japan

 
Chlorapatite from Kurokura, Kanagawa, Japan

Chlorapatite from Kurokura, Kanagawa, Japan

Chlorapatite from Kurokura, Kanagawa, Japan

Chlorapatite from Kurokura, Kanagawa, Japan

Chlorapatite from Kurokura, Kanagawa, Japan

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Chlorapatite from Kurokura, Kanagawa, Japan

Photo below under longwave ultraviolet illumination:
Chlorapatite from Kurokura, Kanagawa, Japan

DESCRIPTION:No. 76718
Mineral:Chlorapatite
Locality:Kurokura, Kanagawa, Japan
Description:Lustrous translucent white chlorapatite crystal with dark microcrystals of an unidentified mineral on the faces. The chlorapatite crystal is a stubby prism with basal pinacoid face and pyramidal edge faces. The apatite fluoresces under UV illumination. Ex. Ward's Natural Science Establishment ca. 1960
Overall Size:15x14x12 mm
Crystals:15 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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