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PostPosted: Aug 24, 2016 06:52    Post subject: Favourite Fluorapatites?  

What are your favourite localities for FLUORAPATITE? My favourites are:

- Panasqueira Mine - Minas da Panasqueira, Aldeia de São Francisco de Assis, Covilhã, Castelo Branco, Cova da Beira, Centro, Portugal
- Greifensteine, Ehrenfriedersdorf, Erzgebirge, Saxony/Sachsen, Germany
- Nagar, Hunza Valley, Gilgit District, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan
- Sapo Mine, Ferruginha, Conselheiro Pena, Doce valley, Minas Gerais, Brazil
- Cerro de Mercado Mine, Victoria de Durango, Cerro de los Remedios, Mun. de Durango, Durango, Mexico
- Yates mine, Otter Lake, Pontiac RCM, Outaouais, Québec, Canada
- Pulsifer Quarry & Dionne extension, West Mount Apatite District, Auburn, Androscoggin Co., Maine, USA
- Slyudyanka (Sludyanka), Lake Baikal area, Irkutskaya Oblast', Prebaikalia (Pribaikal'e), Eastern-Siberian Region, Russia



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 Mineral: Fluorapatite, Quartz
 Locality:
Minas da Panasqueira, Aldeia de São Francisco de Assis, Covilhã, Castelo Branco, Cova da Beira, Centro, Portugal
 Dimensions: Specimen size 25 cm
 Description:
Collection: Mineralogical Museum Marburg (my photo)
 Viewed:  2089 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Fluorapatite
 Locality:
Cerro de Mercado Mine, Cerro de los Remedios, Victoria de Durango, Municipio Durango, Durango, Mexico
 Dimensions: Specimen sizes 8 & 5 cm
 Description:
Collection: Mineralogical Museum Marburg (my photo)
 Viewed:  2082 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Fluorapatite
 Locality:
Greifensteine, Ehrenfriedersdorf, Erzgebirge, Saxony/Sachsen, Germany
 Dimensions: Specimen size 12-13 cm
 Description:
Collection: Mineralogical Museum Marburg (my photo)
 Viewed:  2079 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Fluorapatite, Albite
 Locality:
Sapo Mine, Ferruginha, Conselheiro Pena, Vale do Rio Doce, Minas Gerais, Brazil
 Dimensions: Specimen size 11 cm
 Description:
My collection
 Viewed:  2083 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Fluorapatite, Calcite
 Locality:
Yates Mine, Otter Lake, Pontiac RCM, Outaouais, Québec, Canada
 Dimensions: Specimen size 7 cm
 Description:
My collection
 Viewed:  2081 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Fluorapatite
 Locality:
Slyudyanka (Sludyanka), Lake Baikal area, Irkutskaya Oblast', Prebaikalia, Eastern-Siberian Region, Russia
 Dimensions: Specimen size 25 cm
 Description:
Collection: Mineralogical Museum Marburg (my photo)
 Viewed:  2072 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Aug 24, 2016 07:16    Post subject: Re: Favourite fluorapatite localities?  

Also
- La Marina Mine, Municipio Pauna, Boyacá, Colombia
for its intense pink tabular crystals



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 Mineral: Fluorapatite, Albite
 Locality:
La Marina Mine, Municipio Pauna, Boyacá, Colombia
 Dimensions: 54x26x20mm
 Description:
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PostPosted: Aug 24, 2016 08:11    Post subject: Re: Favourite fluorapatite localities?  

Fiebre Verde wrote:
Fluorapatite, Albite
La Marina Mine, Municipio Pauna, Boyacá, Colombia
Really nice!
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PostPosted: Aug 26, 2016 03:53    Post subject: Re: Favourite Fluorapatites  

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I changed the name of the topic from "Favourite Fluorapatite localities" to "Favourite Fluorapatites". So everyone can feel free not only to discuss his/her favourite localities but also which colours and forms of that mineral he/she likes the most, e.g. elongated or thick crystals, gemmy or not, pink or purple or green or whatever colour etc. ...
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PostPosted: Aug 27, 2016 17:42    Post subject: Re: Favourite Fluorapatites?  

Here is a locality in Pakistan where the matrix is Microcline


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 Mineral: Fluorapatite
 Locality:
Bulochi (Balochi), Astor Valley, Astor District, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan
 Dimensions: 10 x 5 x 4 cms.
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PostPosted: Aug 27, 2016 18:34    Post subject: Re: Favourite Fluorapatites?  

Former collections of Phil Scalisi, Stuart Wilensky, Irv Brown. Most likely in the Harvard Collection at one time but no proof. Largest crystal is 1.3cm long.


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 Mineral: Fluorapatite
 Locality:
Pulsifer Quarry & Dionne extension (Pulsifer Quarry), Mount Apatite Park, Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine, USA
 Dimensions: 2.5cm x 5.5cm
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 Viewed:  1856 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Aug 28, 2016 01:34    Post subject: Re: Favourite Fluorapatites?  

Brent Lockhart wrote:
Fluorapatite
Bulochi (Balochi), Astor Valley, Astor District, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan

rweaver wrote:
Fluorapatite
Pulsifer Quarry & Dionne extension (Pulsifer Quarry), Mount Apatite Park, Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine, USA

Two really GREAT samples, thanks!
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PostPosted: Aug 28, 2016 11:03    Post subject: Re: Favourite Fluorapatites?  

Xuebaoding also has great apatites.


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 Mineral: Fluorapatite on Muscovite
 Locality:
Mount Xuebaoding, Pingwu County, Mianyang Prefecture, Sichuan Province, China
 Dimensions: 10.5 x 10.4 x 6.2 cm
 Description:
Largest apatite is 5.4 cm across; photo by Jeff Scovil
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PostPosted: Aug 29, 2016 00:28    Post subject: Re: Favourite Fluorapatites?  

GneissWare wrote:
Xuebaoding also has great apatites.
Fluorapatite on Muscovite
Mount Xuebaoding, Pingwu County, Mianyang Prefecture, Sichuan Province, China
A very aesthetic specimen with a rather complex hexagonal crystal habitus, indeed a great one :-)
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PostPosted: Sep 21, 2016 13:03    Post subject: Re: Favourite Fluorapatites?  

I really like the Fluorapatites from Sauberg mine, Ehrenfriedersdorf, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany.


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 Mineral: Fluorapatite
 Locality:
Sauberg Mine, Ehrenfriedersdorf, Erzgebirge, Saxony/Sachsen, Germany
 Dimensions: 3 x 1.5 cm
 Description:
 Viewed:  1399 Time(s)

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