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Mineral Specimen No. 73441:
Fluorapatite, Muscovite, Albite, Hyalite Opal from Dassu, Shigar Valley, Skardu District, Baltistan, Northern Areas, Pakistan.

This mineral specimen of Fluorapatite, Muscovite, Albite, Hyalite Opal from Dassu, Shigar Valley, Skardu District, Baltistan, Northern Areas, Pakistan 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. 73441:

Minerals Species: Fluorapatite, Muscovite, Albite, Hyalite Opal.
Location of mineral deposit: Dassu, Shigar Valley, Skardu District, Baltistan, Northern Areas, Pakistan.
Description: Lustrous white albite crystals to 10 mm with silvery muscovite mica crystals to 35 mm plus a 17 mm translucent gray hexagonal prismatic fluorapatite crystal and patches of colorless hyalite opal (under SW UV: fluorapatite = yellow, opal = green). Complete and undamaged except the contact where it was formerly attached to surrounding matrix. Collected ca. 1995.
Overall size of mineral specimen: 9x8x5 cm.
Size of individual crystals: 5-35 mm
Price: $95 (plus shipping).

Mineral Specimens: Fluorapatite, Muscovite, Albite, Hyalite Opal from Dassu, Shigar Valley, Skardu District, Baltistan, Northern Areas, Pakistan

Mineral Specimens: Fluorapatite, Muscovite, Albite, Hyalite Opal from Dassu, Shigar Valley, Skardu District, Baltistan, Northern Areas, Pakistan

Mineral Specimens: Fluorapatite, Muscovite, Albite, Hyalite Opal from Dassu, Shigar Valley, Skardu District, Baltistan, Northern Areas, Pakistan

Mineral Specimens: Fluorapatite, Muscovite, Albite, Hyalite Opal from Dassu, Shigar Valley, Skardu District, Baltistan, Northern Areas, Pakistan

Mineral Specimens: Fluorapatite, Muscovite, Albite, Hyalite Opal from Dassu, Shigar Valley, Skardu District, Baltistan, Northern Areas, Pakistan

Photographs Above: daylight illumination. Photographs Below: UV illumination with SuperBright SW lamp.
Mineral Specimens: Fluorapatite, Muscovite, Albite, Hyalite Opal from Dassu, Shigar Valley, Skardu District, Baltistan, Northern Areas, Pakistan

Mineral Specimens: Fluorapatite, Muscovite, Albite, Hyalite Opal from Dassu, Shigar Valley, Skardu District, Baltistan, Northern Areas, Pakistan

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