Fluorapatite coated with Parsettensite with Quartz and Pyrite


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A one of a kind specimen (as far as I can tell having looked at nearly 1000 specimens) with fluorapatites completely coated by brick red parsettensite with a later generation of nearly clear small Fluorapatites, each having at least one pyrite cube attached.

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

Composition:   hydrous manganese silicate, calcium fluorophosphate, iron oxide

Dimensions: 11.5 × 8.7 × 4 cm
Dimensions: 11.5 × 8.7 × 4 cm