Fluorite with Apetite - NERF 008

Light greenish apatite crystal on fluorite

Measurements:  34 x 25 x 17 mm

Description:  Two pieces of dark purple fluorite with a light greenish apetite crystal on them. 

The only notable damage to the apatite crystal is a flaw. Apetite on fluorite from Erongo is rather difficult to obtain.

Weight of Specimen:  15.5 g 

Chemical Composition:  CaF2  (fluorite)
                                       Ca5(PO4)3(OH,F,Cl)  (apatite)

Hardness on Mohs Scale:  (fluorite)  4
                                          (apatite)  5

Location:  Erongo Mountains, Erongo Region, Namibia.

Specimen Code:  NERF 008




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