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Apatite and Schorl from Pakistan

Currency:USD Category:Collectibles / Rocks, Fossils & Minerals Start Price:500.00 USD Estimated At:1,250.00 - 1,875.00 USD
Apatite and Schorl from Pakistan
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This specimen was recovered from one of the numerous, complex granitic pegmatites in the area of Bulochi, Pakistan. Bulochi is a small village 4 kilometers south of the Indus River. The specimen features a 2" tall, tabular, hexagonal crystal of pink apatite associated with schorl (black tourmaline) and minor albite feldspar. Pink is a highly prized color for apatite, the specimen has superb aesthetics, and the specimen is in excellent condition. Dimensions (cm): 5 H x 4.2 W x 3.4 D. Location: Bulochi, Astor valley, Astor District, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan Date: Location: Pakistan HWAC# 53062