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ML00024 - Fluorapatite, Calcite & Tourmaline
Panasqueira, Portugal
miniature - 5.0 x 4.6 x 2.6 cm
$ 1000.00 DISCOUNTED 30.00% OFF TO $ 700.00

Well formed green lustrous fluorapatites associated with Quartz and Calcite perched on a thin mass of very fine grained tourmaline needles.


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Fluorapatite, Calcite & Tourmaline from Panasqueira, Portugal [db_pics/update3/ML00024a.jpg] Fluorapatite, Calcite & Tourmaline from Panasqueira, Portugal [db_pics/update3/ML00024b.jpg]





ML00064 - Turquoise psuedo Apatite
La Caridad Mine, Nacozari, Sonora, Mexico
thumbnail - 2.8 x 1.9 x 1.6 cm
$ 100.00

One rarely finds turqiose in crystal form, which is why these psuedomorphs after Apatite are so special.


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Turquoise psuedo Apatite from La Caridad Mine, Nacozari, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/update3/ML00064.jpg]





ML00098 - Fluorapatite & Albite
La Marina Mine, Borbur, Boyaca Dept., Colombia
cabinet - 10.2 x 5.8 x 3.8 cm
$ 700.00 DISCOUNTED 30.00% OFF TO $ 490.00

Beautiful pink fluorapatite contrasted by lusterous white albite crystals.


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Fluorapatite & Albite from La Marina Mine, Borbur, Boyaca Dept., Colombia [db_pics/update3/ML00098.jpg]





ML00112 - Fluorapatite, Chlorite & Albite
Skardu District, Baltistan, Northern Areas, Pakistan
small cabinet - 7.5 x 5.0 x 4.9 cm
$ 400.00 DISCOUNTED 30.00% OFF TO $ 280.00

A fluorapatite halo perched on green chlorite coated feldspar.


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Fluorapatite, Chlorite & Albite from Skardu District, Baltistan, Northern Areas, Pakistan [db_pics/update3/ML00112a.jpg] Fluorapatite, Chlorite & Albite from Skardu District, Baltistan, Northern Areas, Pakistan [db_pics/update3/ML00112b.jpg]





ML00123 - Fluorapatite, Wolframite & Calcite
Panasqueira, Covilha, Portugal
cabinet - 9.8 x 6.1 x 6.0 cm
$ 7500.00

This is a great association piece from Panasqueira. A complete apatite crystal perched on wolframite and wrapped with a contrasting white calcite matrix.


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Fluorapatite, Wolframite & Calcite from Panasqueira, Covilha, Portugal [db_pics/update3/ML00123a.jpg] Fluorapatite, Wolframite & Calcite from Panasqueira, Covilha, Portugal [db_pics/update3/ML00123b.jpg] Fluorapatite, Wolframite & Calcite from Panasqueira, Covilha, Portugal [db_pics/update3/ML00123c.jpg]





ML00234 - Fluorapatite & Quartz
Golconda Mine, Governador Valadares, Minas Gerais, Brazil
small cabinet - 6.7 x 5.4 x 3.1 cm
$ 875.00

An unusually large blue fluorapatite from Brazil.


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Fluorapatite & Quartz from Golconda Mine, Governador Valadares, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/update4/ML00234a.jpg] Fluorapatite & Quartz from Golconda Mine, Governador Valadares, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/update4/ML00234b.jpg]





ML00291 - Fluorapatite, Arsenopyrite, Pyrite, Chalcopyrite & Quartz
Panasqueira Mine, Barroca Grande, Beira Baxia, Portugal
cabinet - 9.8 x 7.4 x 4.5 cm
$ 350.00 DISCOUNTED 25.00% OFF TO $ 262.50

A great combination piece from my favorite European locality.


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Fluorapatite, Arsenopyrite, Pyrite, Chalcopyrite & Quartz from Panasqueira Mine, Barroca Grande, Beira Baxia, Portugal [db_pics/update5/ML00291a.jpg] Fluorapatite, Arsenopyrite, Pyrite, Chalcopyrite & Quartz from Panasqueira Mine, Barroca Grande, Beira Baxia, Portugal [db_pics/update5/ML00291b.jpg] Fluorapatite, Arsenopyrite, Pyrite, Chalcopyrite & Quartz from Panasqueira Mine, Barroca Grande, Beira Baxia, Portugal [db_pics/update5/ML00291c.jpg] Fluorapatite, Arsenopyrite, Pyrite, Chalcopyrite & Quartz from Panasqueira Mine, Barroca Grande, Beira Baxia, Portugal [db_pics/update5/ML00291d.jpg]





ML00405 - Fluorapatite, Pyrite & Quartz
Panasqueira Mine, Barroca Grande, Beira Baxia, Portugal
small cabinet - 8.1 x 7.2 x 4.2 cm
$ 1250.00

An unusual habit of tan colored fluorapatites partially coated by tiny pyrite crystals with associated siderite and quartz.


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Fluorapatite, Pyrite & Quartz from Panasqueira Mine, Barroca Grande, Beira Baxia, Portugal [db_pics/update6/ML00405a.jpg] Fluorapatite, Pyrite & Quartz from Panasqueira Mine, Barroca Grande, Beira Baxia, Portugal [db_pics/update6/ML00405b.jpg]





DZ2209 - Apatite
Panasqueira Mine, Barroca Grande, Beira Baxia, Portugal
small cabinet - 6.5 x 3.3 x 3.1 cm
$ 800.00

A rosette of green apatites perched on another group of apatite with dolomite and muscovite for contrast.


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Apatite from Panasqueira Mine, Barroca Grande, Beira Baxia, Portugal [db_pics/zowater/DZ2209a.jpg] Apatite from Panasqueira Mine, Barroca Grande, Beira Baxia, Portugal [db_pics/zowater/DZ2209b.jpg] Apatite from Panasqueira Mine, Barroca Grande, Beira Baxia, Portugal [db_pics/zowater/DZ2209c.jpg]





DZ3901 - Chalcocite coated Pyrite with Quartz
Butte District, Silver Bow County, Montana, USA
small cabinet - 7.3 x 6.0 x 4.6 cm
$ 200.00

This pyrite group has a heavy coating of chalcocite up to 1mm thick. Its possible that its actually pseudomorphing (epimorph) the pyrite.


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Chalcocite coated Pyrite with Quartz from Butte District, Silver Bow County, Montana, USA [db_pics/zowater/DZ3901a.jpg] Chalcocite coated Pyrite with Quartz from Butte District, Silver Bow County, Montana, USA [db_pics/zowater/DZ3901b.jpg]


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