Apatite-(Caf), Albite
Nagar (Nagir), Hunza Valley, Gilgit District, Northern Areas, Pakistan
Miniature, 4.5 x 4.0 x 2.8 cm
A big, fat, fine apatite crystal, well-terminated, with glassy luster and wonderful pink color, measuring 2.4 cm in both width and height. Accented by albite and some smaller crystals below. Pink apatites are considered one of the best minerals of the Pakistani pegmatites, and are much more rare than the gem crystals themselves. 4.5 x 4 x 2.8 cm