• Hydroxylapatite with Albite
  • Hydroxylapatite with Albite
  • Hydroxylapatite with Albite
  • Hydroxylapatite with Albite
Rare Minerals

Hydroxylapatite with Albite

$1,200.00   €986  £890.00 approx.  

This specimen is priced in US dollars, all other prices are approximate.

ID: CC19602
An outstanding single crystal of the rare phosphate Hydroxylapatite is perched on the matrix of massive creamy-white Hydroxylapatite richly coated with blades of Albite feldspar.  This unusual specimen, from Oksøyekollen quarry in Snarum, Buskerud, Norway, has one main Hydroxylapatite crystal 5 cm tall by 3.5 x 3 cm in section and is near-perfectly terminated.  The Hydroxylapatite is a chalky-white with a dull, yet satin porcelaneous lustre.  A great specimen of a seldom seen species and of museum display quality.

Details

Dimensions
8.7 × 7.1 × 4.9 cm
Categories
Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates, Rare Minerals
Locality
Oksoyekollen, Snarum, Modum, Buskerud, Norway, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Albite, Hydroxylapatite

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