• Fluorapatite
  • Fluorapatite
  • Fluorapatite
  • Fluorapatite
  • Fluorapatite


ID: CC5501

Translucent to gemmy sea green double terminated crystal of Fluorapatite lay across the tan coloured Calcite matrix from near Slyudyanka at the western end of Lake Baikal, Russia. The crystal of Fluorapatite measures to 6.6cm long, with a somewhat waxy lustre, have a partial dissolution appearance, typical of the location. (These specimens are far less abundant than similar specimens from Yates Mine, Canada).


10.3 × 8.1 × 3.6 cm
Slydyanka, Lake Baikal Area, Irkutskaya Oblast, Eastern Siberian Region, Russia, Asia

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