Fluorapatite from the Sapo Mine

$12.00

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Description

This fluorapatite is from the Sapo Mine in Ferruginha, Conselheiro Pena, Minas Gerais, Brazil. This is a pegmatite location that is mined for the recovery of mineral specimens and gem rough. It contains over twenty-five different minerals including fluorapatite. It is a phosphate that contains the elements Ca, P, O and F. This is a small hexagonal tabular crystal with attached feldspar matrix. It has a dark blue color and a vitreous luster. This piece measures approximately 9/16 x 7/16 x 3/8 inches or 14 x 11 x 9 mm.

Additional information

Weight 4 oz

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