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Mineral Specimen #4895    Fluorapatite Crystal with minor Hematite, Chalcopyrite, Calcite

Pea Ridge Mine, Sullivan, Washington Co., Missouri

2.9 x 3.2 x 2.2 cm


A chocolate brown colored Apatite crystal which is a unique color for which the location is famous. Such crystals are highly sought after. The crystal is well formed with a termination which is steeply beveled on one side. The surfaces of the crystal have a glossy luster. There are small areas where there are micro crystals of Hematite. There are also a few small Chalcopyrite crystals scattered across the surfaces.

Condition: Good

Flaws: One side of the specimen is damaged and there is a damaged area where the termination meets the side at the lowest part of the slope.

This mineral is also found in the following galleries: Minerals From the United States | Phosphates | Oxides and Hydroxides | Sulfides and Sulfosalts | Calcite | Minerals Priced Between 25 and 49 Dollars