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Mineral Specimen #6853    Panasquieraite, Arsenopyrite, Chalcopyrite, Quartz, Fluoescent Fluorapatite, Muscovite

Panasquiera Mines, Panasquiera, Portugal

Type Location

9 x 8.2 x 7 cm
3.5 x 3.2 x 2.8 in

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CaMg(PO4)(OH,F)


The Panasquierite is the orange colored, massive material. This is a very rare phosphate which is only found in the Panasquiera mines and other mine nearby. Crystals have never been found. There is also Fluorapatite present which is only noticable under SW UV under it fluoresces yellow.

Condition: Composed of massive material.

Flaws: Essentially massive material.

This mineral is also found in the following galleries: Minerals From Europe | Phosphates | Sulfides and Sulfosalts | Phyllosilicates | Rare Minerals | Fluorescents | Minerals Priced Between 50 and 99 Dollars