Dragon Minerals - Update July 21, 2019

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10119:
Fluorapatite and Microcline - $18
Skardu District, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan
Miniature - 3.9 x 3.8 x 3.7 cm (1.5 x 1.5 x 1.5 inches)
51 grams (0.11 pounds)
Specimen status: Reserved     Send an email to order

An incomplete microcline crystal hosts a doubly terminated, 9 mm fluorapatite crystal (along with numerous other adjacent, smaller fluorapatites). The fluorapatite has a light lavender core, a colorless outer zone, and shows orange-yellow fluorescence under longwave UV (last picture). Other than the incomplete matrix crystal, no damage is seen. Needs a stand for optimal display angle.









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