David K. Joyce Minerals

Fluorapatite, Cerro del Mercado, Durango

Here are some interesting and good looking specimens of gemmy, yellow fluorapatite associated with hematite from a famous locality! The Cerro del Mercado locality has produced wonderful specimens over the years. Here are some reasonably priced examples!

All prices in Canadian dollars. For payment in US$, deduct 20% or multiply by 0.8.

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Fluorapatite, Quartz var ChalcedonyFluorapatite, Cerro del Mercado, Durango
  • Item #13448
  • Fluorapatite, Quartz var Chalcedony
  • 6.2x4.8x2.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 19mm
  • $35.00
  • Cerro del Mercado
  • Durango
    , Mexico
  • Several gemmy crystals of yellow fluorapatite are embedded in white chalcedony in this specimen. There is an opening in the chalcedony that has some well formed calcite crystals in it, as well. Interesting piece!
fluorapatite, Quartz var ChalcedonyFluorapatite, Cerro del Mercado, Durango
  • Item #13447
  • fluorapatite, Quartz var Chalcedony
  • 6.0x3.9x2.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 22mm
  • $40.00
  • Cerro del Mercado
  • Durango
    Mexico
  • A really nice, gemmy yellow fluorapatite crystal partially embedded in interlocking quartz crystals, coloured red by hematite. Interestingly, there is a growth of chalcedony on the front of the specimen, as well. Sawn back. Displays very well.
FluorapatiteFluorapatite, Cerro del Mercado, Durango
  • Item #13444
  • Fluorapatite
  • 4.3x3.6x3.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 28mm
  • $65.00
  • Cerro del Mercado
  • Durango
    Mexico
  • A good-looking specimen showing a singly-terminated fluorapatite crystal embedded in quartz crystals. The fluorapatite crystal shows both first and second order prism faces. Nice!
FluorapatiteFluorapatite, Cerro del Mercado, Durango
  • Item #13443
  • Fluorapatite
  • 6.4x4.5x4.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 20mm
  • $40.00
  • Cerro del Mercado
  • Durango
    Mexico
  • A thick, prismatic, terminated, deep yellow fluorapatite crystal miraculously protrudes out of chalcedony on this specimen. Sawn base. Displays well!
Fluorapatite, HematiteFluorapatite, Cerro del Mercado, Durango
  • Item #13437
  • Fluorapatite, Hematite
  • 8.2x6.2x3.2 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 28mm
  • $40.00
  • Cerro del Mercado
  • Durango
    Mexico
  • A singly terminated, prism of fluorapatite showing first and second order prism faces is embedded but well exposed in this calcite-hematite-apatite matrix. Sawn base. Displays well!
FluorapatiteFluorapatite, Cerro del Mercado, Durango
  • Item #13421
  • Fluorapatite
  • 3.8x2.7x3.6 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 20mm
  • $35.00
  • Cerro de Mercado
  • Durango
    Mexico
  • A very gemmy, yellow fluorapatite crystal partially embedded in pure white calcite. Some of the calcite has been etched away to reveal a botryoidal silicate that looks sort of like opal. Very interesting!