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Fluorapatite — specimen 0013, photo © NMNHS
Fluorapatite — specimen 0013, photo © NMNHS

Fluorapatitespecimen 0013


East Africa
Fluorapatite — specimen 0013, locality map

Weight: 0.45 ct; size: 6.60 | 3.67 | 2.04 mm; shape: octagon; colour: medium light very strongly bluish green; very slightly greyish; clarity: slightly included; cut: fair; treatment: heating.

Clean specimen; step cut style.

Other specimens
Fluorapatite — specimen 0057

More information from ‘Classification’

The most common rock-forming phosphate mineral; accessory in most igneous rocks, important in syenites, alkaline rocks, carbonatites, granite pegmatites; common in marbles and skarns (Anthony et al., 2001—2005).