Fluorapatite Cluster (with Augite, Hyalite, Calcite, Hematite)

Close up view of multiple yellow Fluorapatite crystals surrounded by white Quartz and other minerals.

Minerals: Fluorapatite on Quartz, surrounded by micro Augite crystals, with minor Opal-AN (Hyalite), Calcite and Hematite.
– Field of View: 4.5 cm (appr.)
– Found: Mexico (Cerro de Mercado Mine, Durango)
Photo: Leo Jahaan

 

A very clear yellow Apatite crystal surrounded by white Calcite and dark green Augite.

Description: Apatite (var. Fluorapatite), surrounded by Quartz, micro Augite crystals, minor Calcite and Hematite.
– Field of View: 1.5 cm (appr.)
Photo: Leo Jahaan

 

A shot of the whole specimen, primarily Apatite, Augite and Quartz.

Description: Fluorapatite, Quartz, micro Augite crystals, minor Opal-AN (Hyalite), Calcite and Hematite.
– Specimen Size: 9 x 6 x 4 cm (appr.)
Photo: Leo Jahaan

 

Extreme macro shot of a Hyalite with bubble-like appearance.

Description: Botryoidal Opal-AN (Hyalite) ball growing in tiny vug, micro Augite crystals above.
– Field of View: 0.3 cm (appr.)
Photo: Leo Jahaan

 

Green Augite crystals surrounded by Calcite.

Description: Clear Calcite and micro Augite, note the prominent Augite crystal projecting outwards.
– Field of View: 1.5 cm (appr.)
Photo: Leo Jahaan