A brown partially melted hexagonal apatite crystal with a hollow centre. Ex Jo Price Collection. Height of view 3.5mm. Stack of 35 images. Click on the image below for a higher resolution version.
ncat JP2434 Fluorapatite, Albite, Pyramid Hill granite quarry (Mawson’s Quarry), Pyramid Hill, Loddon Shire, Victoria
A single hexagonal yellowish apatite crystal perched on albite. Ex Jo Price Collection. Width of view 3.5mm. Stack of 36 images. Click on the image below for a higher resolution version.
A nice cluster of zoned tabular hexagonal fluorapatite crystals. Ex Bernie Day Collection. Width of view 22mm. Stack of 17 images. Click on the image below for a higher resolution version.
A coated hexagonal prism of fluorapatite from the Pyramid Hill granite Quarry, Victoria. Not as pretty as the Lake Boga ones. Width of view 5mm. Stack of 10 images. Click on the image below for...
Hair-like colourless crystals of fluorapatite. Also present, white millisite on blocky wardite crystals, and green kidwellite. Ex Graham Lee Collection. Width of view 3.5mm. Stack of 55 images. Click on the image below for a...
7415 JL3069 Magnetite, Fluorapatite, Diopside, Cosgrove quarry, Cosgrove, City of Greater Shepparton, Victoria
Acquired by Joan Lamond in 1998 from Jack Leach at the Nunawading Show for $1.00. Ex Jack Nelson Collection.
7412 JL1467 Fluorapatite, Barite, Quartz, Cuprite, Spring Creek Mine, Wilmington, South Flinders Ranges, Flinders Ranges, South Australia
Acquired by Joan Lamond in 1993 from Brian Beyer at the Adelaide Mineralogical Society Seminar for $1.00. Width of view 3.33mm. Stack of 60 images.
9028 JP2267 Monazite-(Ce), Anatase, Fluorapatite, Quartz, La Léchère (Notre Dame de Briançon), Tarentaise valley, Savoie, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
Greyish-yellow monazite with yellow-orange anatase, colourless quartz and white apatite. The apatite fluoresces a pinkish white. Width 9mm. Stack of 60 images. Ex Jo Price Collection.
9118 JP2620 Pseudobrookite, Nepheline, Fluorapatite, Biotite, Rhonite, Nickenicher Sattel (Eicher Sattel), Nickenich, Andernach, Eifel, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
Sharp black prismatic pseudobrookite, colourless hexagonal nepheline, white fluorapatite, brownish biotite, single reddish rhonite. Width 2.77mm. Stack of 16 images. Ex Jo Price Collection.
30089 Fluorapatite, Calcite, Liscombe Deposit, Monmouth Township, Haliburton County, Ontario, Canada
Fluorapatite crystal is repaired in three places. It is not fluorescent, but the glue used is. The calcite matrix fluoresces pink. Video best viewed full screen.
Fluorapatite crystals to 14mm across, pale pink fluorescence under longwave with blue rims. No response under shortwave. Video best viewed full screen.
4796 Fluorapatite, Rutile, Beryller, Abichl Alp – Beryller area, Untersulzbach valley, Hohe Tauern, Salzburg, Austria
Ex Erwin Schuhbauer Collection, Helmut Braith
5537 Fluorapatite, Schorl, Muscovite, Gunheath China Clay Pit, Stenalees, Treverbyn, St Austell District, Cornwall, England
Ex Ian Graham. Ex John Lewis Collection.,
10065 Fluorapatite, Quartz, Tourmaline, Pyrite, Panasqueira Mine – Couto Mineiro da Panasqueira, Panasqueira, Covilha, Castelo Branco District, Portugal
Purple hexagonal apatite crystals on a pale smoky quartz with tourmaline inclusions and minor pyrite.
Joan Lamond Micro Collection 2006
Joan Lamond Micro Collection 2006
2754 Dioptase, Fluorapatite, Miraflores Mine, Tierra Amarilla, Copiapo Province, Atacama Region, Chile
Green sprays of dioptase with white apatite. This mine not mentioned in this district in Mindat (Jan 2015).
Schorl inclusion in apatite, no matrix. Collected by Margaret Brown 19/3/1996
Christmas Island phosphate minerals reference.
ex Joan Lamond Collection
Single iron-stained fluorapatite with three small albite crystals, sitting on orthoclase
Small dark green crystals