Dragon Minerals - Update January 4, 2019

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00509: Fluorapatite
Ipirá complex, Bahia, Brazil
Miniature - 5.4 x 1.9 x 1.5 cm (2.1 x 0.7 x 0.6 inches)
Weight - 30 grams (0.07 pounds)
Specimen status: Sold

An opaque but beautifully deep blue, doubly terminated fluorapatite crystal from the Brazilian region famous for such things. Each termination is pyramidal and complete. The surface is slightly pitted, a common phenomenon (probably caused by resorption) when the crystal forms in calcite or similar environments. No damage to this blue beauty.

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