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Fluorapatite with Fluorite

#BAC62682

Fluorapatite with Fluorite

#BAC62682
Availability
Available
Price
$40.00
Size
5 x 3.5 x 2.2 cm - Miniature 
Formula
Ca5(PO4)3F (RRUFF)
Locality
Saxony, Germany
Tagged
phosphate

An old-timer specimen with an old number on it...(#469) if that means anything. The Fluorapatite is 7mm adjacent to a purple Fluorite crystal to 1.1cm. There are also numerous tiny Fluorapatite crystals scattered around matrix.

Fluorapatite

Formula
Ca5(PO4)3
Crystal System
Hexagonal 
Crystal Habit
Massive - Granular, Euhedral Crystals 
Cleavage
Indistinct, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous - Resinous 
Color
blue, brown, colorless, violet, green 
Streak
white 
Class
Hexagonal - Dipyramidal 
Fracture
Brittle - Conchoidal 
Hardness

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
William & Anne Cook Collection

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