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Fluorapatite — specimen 0057, photo © NMNHS
Fluorapatite — specimen 0057, photo © NMNHS

Fluorapatitespecimen 0057


East Africa
Fluorapatite — specimen 0057, locality map

Weight: 0.82 ct; size: 7.00 | 5.08 | 3.54 mm; shape: oval; colour: medium light very strongly bluish green; very slightly greyish; clarity: eye clean; cut: very good; treatment: none.

Very clean specimen; very good mixed style cut. Source: David Weinberg, Multicolour Gems Ltd.

Other specimens
Fluorapatite — specimen 0013

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).