• Fluorapatite with Fluorite on Quartz
  • Fluorapatite with Fluorite on Quartz
Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates

Fluorapatite with Fluorite on Quartz

$300.00   €256  £220.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC19713
A terrific large thumbnail of dark green hexagonal Fluorapatite crystals enveloping a single cubic purple Fluorite crystal and all perched on a plate of acicular colourless Quartz crystals.  The Fluorapatite forms rounded prisms with flat pinacoid terminations, their breadth often exceeding their height.  The crystals are dark chrome-green and are opaque to semi-translucent with finely striated prism faces giving a silky texture and lustre.  The enclosed purple fluorite cube is 5 mm on edge and nestles between a cluster of Fluorapatite crystals.  The underlying Quartz crystals are semi-transparent and range from a few mm to 1.4 cm tall.  An interesting combination of species from Krásno, a tin-tungsten deposit, in the Karlovy Vary Region of Bohemia in the Czech Republic.

Details

Dimensions
2.5 × 3.0 × 2.5 cm
Categories
Fluorite and Halides, Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates, Quartz and Agate
Locality
Krásno, Horní Slavkov (Schlaggenwald), Karlovy Vary Region, Bohemia, Czech Republic

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Fluorapatite, Fluorite, Quartz

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