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Mineral Specimen No. 76727:
Fluorapatite with Muscovite for sale from Panasqueira Mine, Barroca Grande, 21 km. west of Fundao, Castelo Branco, Portugal.

This mineral specimen Fluorapatite with Muscovite from Panasqueira Mine, Barroca Grande, 21 km. west of Fundao, Castelo Branco, Portugal 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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Description of Mineral Specimen for sale No. 76727:

Mineral Species: Fluorapatite with Muscovite.
Location of origin: Panasqueira Mine, Barroca Grande, 21 km. west of Fundao, Castelo Branco, Portugal.
Description: Complex cluster of many intersecting lustrous transparent green tabular fluorapatite crystals to 10 mm with platy gray-brown muscovite mica crystals to 0.5 mm. The fluorapatite crystals fluoresce yellow-orange under longwave and shortwave UV. The specimen formed in a cavity with many crystals intersecting in all directions. Most crystals are complete except in areas where they intersected adjacent crystals in the cavity.
Overall size: 33x28x24 mm.
Size of individual crystals: 0.5-10.0 mm
Price: $38 (plus shipping).

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Mineral Fluorapatite with Muscovite for sale from Panasqueira Mine, Barroca Grande, 21 km. west of Fundao, Castelo Branco, Portugal

Detail view of mineral Fluorapatite with Muscovite for sale from Panasqueira Mine, Barroca Grande, 21 km. west of Fundao, Castelo Branco, Portugal

Detail view of mineral Fluorapatite with Muscovite for sale from Panasqueira Mine, Barroca Grande, 21 km. west of Fundao, Castelo Branco, Portugal

Detail view of mineral Fluorapatite with Muscovite for sale from Panasqueira Mine, Barroca Grande, 21 km. west of Fundao, Castelo Branco, Portugal

Detail view of mineral Fluorapatite with Muscovite for sale from Panasqueira Mine, Barroca Grande, 21 km. west of Fundao, Castelo Branco, Portugal

Detail view of mineral Fluorapatite with Muscovite for sale from Panasqueira Mine, Barroca Grande, 21 km. west of Fundao, Castelo Branco, Portugal

Detail view of mineral Fluorapatite with Muscovite for sale from Panasqueira Mine, Barroca Grande, 21 km. west of Fundao, Castelo Branco, Portugal

Photographs Above: daylight illumination.
Photograph Below: UV illumination with 254 nm shortwave (SW) ultraviolet illumination. Click here to see more fluorescent minerals
Shortwave ultraviolet illuminated mineral Fluorapatite with Muscovite for sale from Panasqueira Mine, Barroca Grande, 21 km. west of Fundao, Castelo Branco, Portugal

Photograph Below: UV illumination with 365 nm longwave (LW) ultraviolet illumination. Click here to see more fluorescent minerals
Longwave ultraviolet illuminated mineral Fluorapatite with Muscovite for sale from Panasqueira Mine, Barroca Grande, 21 km. west of Fundao, Castelo Branco, Portugal

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