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    Apatite
    Cerro de Mercado Mine
    Victoria de Durango, Cerro de los Remedios
    Mun. de Durango, Durango, Mexico
    2.08 x 1.57 x 1.42 inches (5.3 x 4 x 3.61 cm)


    The fact that the mineral Apatite is a significant component of human bones is quite something when considering that the "novelty" of this specimen is that it has one crystal termination which has broken and re-healed! As if such a phenomenon were not enough, the piece features crystals of Palygorskite. The most formidable quality of this, though, is that it once resided in the collection of John Sinkankas.


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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    August, 2015
    27th Thursday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 6
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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