Fairfieldite with Fluorapatite


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Fairfieldite from the Foote takes many forms, and one could aspire to have a collection of just Fairfieldite. The texture can be opaque, and chalky or supremely lustrous, clear, yellow or pink. This piece has a superb cluster of sharp, glassy crystals smothering a single purple fluorapatite.

Locality: Foote Lithium Company Mine, Kings Mountain, Cleveland County, North Carolina

Composition:  hydrous calcium manganese phosphate and calcium fluorophosphate

Dimensions: 1.5 × 1.2 × 1.1 cm
Dimensions: 1.5 × 1.2 × 1.1 cm