• Apatite Var Francolite
  • Apatite Var Francolite
  • Apatite Var Francolite
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Apatite Var Francolite

ID: CC2446

An impressive coverage of striated barrel-like crystals of the rare Apatite variety Francolite on a Chalcopyrite, Chlorite and Quartz matrix. The Francolite crystals are pale blue/grey and are translucent with a 'wet look' vitreous lustre. The crystals also appears to be pseudomorphing some other minerals, possibly Chalcopyrite or Fluorite. Sizeable cabinet example and rare.

Details

Dimensions
11.0 × 8.0 × 5.0 cm
Categories
Rare Minerals, Classic Minerals
Locality
Fowey Consols, Tywardreath, Cornwall, England, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Apatite

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