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Mineral Specimen No. 72177:
Fluorapatite with Bertrandite pseudomorphs from Lavra da Golconda, near Governador Valadares, Minas Gerais, Brazil.

This mineral specimen of Fluorapatite with Bertrandite pseudomorphs from Lavra da Golconda, near Governador Valadares, Minas Gerais, Brazil is available for sale from John Betts - Fine Minerals, mineral dealer located in New York City, New York.Follow on Facebook

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Detailed information on mineral specimen No. 72177:

Minerals Species: Fluorapatite with Bertrandite pseudomorphs.
Location of mineral deposit: Lavra da Golconda, near Governador Valadares, Minas Gerais, Brazil.
Description: Lustrous transparent purple fluorapatite crystals to 11 mm on translucent yellow bladed bertrandite crystals to 2.5 mm in three pseudomorphic casts after a prismatic mineral. The fluorapatite crystals are hexagonal form with basal pinacoid terminations. Though the crystals are clean and in good condition, a few show damage upon close inspection, but they are minor compared to the relative size of the specimen. Collected ca. 1980.
Overall size of mineral specimen: 5x4.5x3.5 cm.
Size of individual crystals: 0.5-11.0 mm
Price: $425 net (plus shipping).

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Mineral Specimens: Fluorapatite with Bertrandite pseudomorphs from Lavra da Golconda, near Governador Valadares, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Mineral Specimens: Fluorapatite with Bertrandite pseudomorphs from Lavra da Golconda, near Governador Valadares, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Mineral Specimens: Fluorapatite with Bertrandite pseudomorphs from Lavra da Golconda, near Governador Valadares, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Mineral Specimens: Fluorapatite with Bertrandite pseudomorphs from Lavra da Golconda, near Governador Valadares, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Mineral Specimens: Fluorapatite with Bertrandite pseudomorphs from Lavra da Golconda, near Governador Valadares, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Mineral Specimens: Fluorapatite with Bertrandite pseudomorphs from Lavra da Golconda, near Governador Valadares, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Mineral Specimens: Fluorapatite with Bertrandite pseudomorphs from Lavra da Golconda, near Governador Valadares, Minas Gerais, Brazil

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Mineral Specimens: Fluorapatite with Bertrandite pseudomorphs from Lavra da Golconda, near Governador Valadares, Minas Gerais, Brazil

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