• Fluorapatite with Tourmaline and Orthoclase
  • Fluorapatite with Tourmaline and Orthoclase
  • Fluorapatite with Tourmaline and Orthoclase
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Fluorapatite with Tourmaline and Orthoclase

ID: CC20291
A charming small miniature with glassy, teal-blue Fluorapatite crystals to 6 mm long, sitting on near perfectly developed Orthoclase feldspar crystals and micro-crystals of Mica and acicular Schorl (Tourmaline).  The specimen is simply labelled as “Cornwall, England” but appears likely to be from either Megiliggar Rocks by Breage near Helston or Colcerrow quarry at Lanlivery.  The Fluorapatites are semi transparent and form excellent small hexagonal prisms.  A little beauty!

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Dimensions
4.0 × 2.6 × 1.6 cm
Categories
Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates, Tourmaline
Locality
Cornwall, England, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Fluorapatite, Orthoclase, Tourmaline

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