Apatite inclusions in quartz

Weight: 16.09 ct
Size: 20.1 x 16.4 x 9.1 mm


Light green prisms of apatite as inclusions in quartz from Portugal.
Extremely rare samples from this origin, same shape and crystal habit as in famous apatites from Panasqueira, but in this case included in quartz.

Cut: oval, faceted, checkerboard crown
Origin: Panasqueira, Portugal

Photo of quartz with apatite inclusions from Panasqueira, similar to rough used to cut our stones:

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