Fluorapatite & Siderite

Panasquiera mine, Covilhã, Portugal


Pretty and interesting specimen with many gemmy fluorapatite crystals both aggregated together and individual ones sprinkled across the specimen interspersed with small muscovite mica crystals. The mineralisation extends round to the back of the specimen where fluorapatite crystals have formed on siderite including one large siderite crystal 33mm across.

Formulas: Fluorapatite Ca5(PO4)3F; Siderite Fe2+CO3; Muscovite Mica KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2


Status: Available

Dimensions: 85x50x40mm

Size: Small Cabinet (S)

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