Dragon Minerals - Update November 24, 2018

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25616: Fluorapatite - $125
Sapo Mine, Ferruginha, Conselheiro Pena, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Miniature - 5.6 x 4.3 x 4.0 cm (2.2 x 1.7 x 1.6 inches)
Weight - 50 grams (0.11 pounds)
Specimen status: Available   Send email to order

The Sapo Mine is famous for spectacular fluorapatite specimens. Here we have a Sapo Mine specimen that might be called a cluster of crystals, or a single crystal with very irregular (and interesting!) growth. The specimen is translucent, has a light olive green color, and is wonderfully sculptural. Some areas have a tubular structure with a hollow center. Strong yellowish fluorescence under shortwave UV (as is common with this species). Numerous display possibilities without (or with) a stand. No contact points (so this is a floater) and no damage.

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