Fluorapophyllite #5 Pink Apophyllite Thumbnail Specimen (Maharashtra, India)
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*This is a very small miniature, known as a thumbnail specimen. Please examine scale photo and consider dimensions carefully.* Thumbnail specimens are mounted in small display boxes known as perky boxes, and contain locality information. They are designed so that they are ready for display, or may be unmounted for any use including jewelry supply. An ideal and efficient tiny treasure, for any collection
Mineral Name: Pink fluorapophyllite (Pink Apophyllite)
Locality: Maraharashtra, India.
Dimensions: 0.98” x 1.00” (25mm x 26mm)
Characteristics of this specimen: A rare shade of apophyllite, this pink variety is a light salmon color, and the apophyllite is a sparkly cluster of very small crystals. A unique addition to any specimen collection!
PHYSICAL: Fluorapophyllite (or Apophyllite for short) is part of the larger Apophyllite group. It is a phyllosilicate mineral, and fluorapophyllite is the most desirable for mineral collectors. The mineral is found as a secondary mineral in vesicles in volcanic rocks such as basalt, in associated with zeolites. Green and clear are common, but pink is the rarest and most recently discovered color.
HEALING: Pink Apophyllite is associated with connecting between the heart and crown chakras, and aligning with angelic energy.
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