Fluorapatite, Quartz

Fluorapatite, Quartz

Panasqueira Mine, Castelo Branco District, Portugal

5.8 x 3.7 x 3.0 cm


These two blue fluorapatite crystals perched on top of a single quartz crystal is one of the more asthetically pleasing fluorapatite specimens to be found for sale today.  The color of the crystals is excellent.  Colors from this locality range from dark geen, to light blue and opaque.  The good color in combination with the quartz crystal make this s desirable specimen that would complement any collection.

Photo Credit: Joe Budd