Apatite-(Caf), Siderite
Panasqueira Mines, Panasqueira Mine - Couto Mineiro da Panasqueira, Panasqueira, Covilha, Castelo Branco District, Portugal
Miniature, 5.0 x 5.0 x 2.6 cm
Lustrous and glassy, olive-green apatite prisms to 1.3 cm preferentially coated with tan siderite disks form an aesthetic specimen from the Panasqueira Mine. The specimen has a very nice sculptural form. The backside is totally covered with siderite disks. Classic combination material from this noted locale. Ex. Wes Parker Collection. This piece overall is a floater, complete-all-around.