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Fluorapatite, Calcite

Fluorapatite : Ca2Ca3(PO4)3F, Calcite : CaCO3

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Here is a nice & long green Apatite crystal with pink calcite from the Bear Lake Diggings area, Ontario. The is on of the longest intact apatite sample i have, ..so far. The sample is 4.2 cm long, 0.8 cm wide, and 0.7 cm thick. From M. Adamowicz collection.

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