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 18% or multiply by 0.82.

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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!
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!