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Fluorapatite & Cleavelandite

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Fluorapatite & Cleavelandite

Fluorescent

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Description
Locality: 
Navegador Mine, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Cabinet (10-18 cm)
Size: 
17.5 × 12.5 × 8 cm
Largest Crystal: 
5.00cm
Weight: 
1 060.00gr
Description

Clear, to medium-lavender, to tan coloured, tabular fluorapatite crystals to 5.0 cm width are set on a matrix of sparkling crystals of cleavelandite. The fluorapatite fluoresces under both short and longwave UV light.

Please note that the weight of the specimen will be about 1.5 km when packaged. The shipping fees listed are for air mail. We are happy to quote more economical (but slower delivery) surface rates.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Fluorapatite

Formula: 
Ca2Ca3(PO4)3F
Strunz: 
8.BN.05
Crystal System: 
Hexagonal
Hardness: 
5.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Sauberg Mine, Ehrenfriedersdorf, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany

Cleavelandite

Variety Of: 

Albite

Formula: 
NaAlSi3O8
Strunz: 
9.FA.35
Hardness: 
6.0 - 6.5
Hardness: 
0.0

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Seller's terms and conditions

Please note that we do not hold any responsibility for transport damages or loss of shipped goods if you do not select insured shipping. Transport damages are to be claimed directly to the transport company in case of insured shipment. The recipients are solely responsible for the compliance of the shipped items with local customs restrictions and tax issues.
 

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