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Main page » Catalogue » Crystals and Rough » Apatite (Fluorapatite) » sold specimens » Purplish Apatite Matrix Afghanistan



Purplish Apatite Matrix Afghanistan


Product No.: a01-123



 
Purplish Apatite Matrix Afghanistan
Purplish Apatite Matrix Afghanistan
Purplish Apatite Matrix Afghanistan
Purplish Apatite Matrix Afghanistan
Purplish Apatite Matrix Afghanistan
Purplish Apatite Matrix Afghanistan
Purplish Apatite Matrix Afghanistan
Purplish Apatite Matrix Afghanistan
Purplish Apatite Matrix Afghanistan
Purplish Apatite Matrix Afghanistan

 

 

Mineral:
Apatite, Variety: Fluorapatite / Mica: Muscovite
Chemical Formula:
Ca5(PO4)3F / KAl2(Si3Al)O10(OH,F)2
Size:
77,0 x 51,9 x 35,5 mm
Weight:
619,8 ct or 14,846 g
Transparence:
translucent - transparent
Quantity:
1
Origin:
Laghman (Lagman; Nuristan) Province, Afghanistan

Here you get dozens of violet colored apatite crystals in the feldspar, muscovite matrix. Beside very few tiny damages at the periphery of the specimen none of the crystals is damaged and all disclosing fine luster and typical the basal pinacoid face. This piece has been found five years ago.