Specimen #496

Name: Fluorapophyllite

Type: Mineral

Locality: Jalgaon District, Maharashtra, India

Favorite? N

Fluorescent? N

Size: 12 x 7.2 x 15.8 cm


Acquired: 2007-09-11

Source: Auction: Dan Weinrich

Label: Y

Comment: Choice large glassy colorless mostly transparent crystals of fluorapophyllite to 4.3 cm in length are mostly filling a large shallow open vug lined by sparkling microscopic quartz. All of the prominent crystals are sharp and undamaged; some chipping is present along the edges of the matrix.

Minerals: Fluorapophyllite ((K,Na)Ca4Si8O20(F,OH) 8(H2O))

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Fluorapophyllite, Jalgaon District, Maharashtra, India - 12 x 7.2 x 15.8 cm