Apatite, Muscovite
Morchner area, Zemmgrund, Ziller valley, North Tyrol, Tyrol, Austria
Cabinet, 11.3 x 7.5 x 7.0 cm
Gemmy, water-clear, colorless, tabular apatite crystals to 1.3 cm are perched atop a cabinet-sizeed matrix covered on two sides with pearlescent muscovite blades. This showy and excellent large combination specimen is from the Morchnerkar area of Austria. Ex. Rolf Wein Collection, who purchased this fine piece in 1986.