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Fluorapatite w/ Siderite (Allen Dillwith Coll.) viewBack to MINERAL COLLECTION LIQUIDATION AUCTIONS - SPECIAL NEW YEAR'S COLLECTION SALE:
featuring OLD CLASSICS - ends Thursday Jan 10, 2019

Panasqueira Mines, Covilha, Castelo Branco, Portugal
  • Starting Time:1/5/2019 06:45:00 PM(CST)
  • Ending Time:1/10/2019 06:30:00 PM(CST)
  • Time Left:Auction Is Closed

  • Size:5.3 x 3.3 x 2.4 cm
  • Size Description:Small Cabinet

Description:Classic and rich apatite from the renowned Panasqueira mines. Densely intergrown very glassy, gemmy/translucent grayish-green with white streaks, tabular, hexagonal prisms, to 1.4 cm, form a showy mounded small cabinet. The striated faces add pizzazz. The rich patches of siderite rhombs and a bit of black ferberite matrix on the back side are a typical and excellent accessories. Moderate yellow fluorescence. Ex Allen Dillwith Collection.

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