Fluorapatite on Albite
Foote Lithium Co. Mine, USA
Foote Lithium Co. Mine , Kings Mountain District, Cleveland Co., North Carolina, USA
A very nice fluorapatite on albite from the Foote Lithium Co. Mine in the King’s Mountain District of Cleveland Co., North Carolina, USA! This specimen features several zoned fluorapatite crystals on an albite-covered matrix. The largest crystals measures 72mm. The Foote Mine operated from the 1950s up until the 1990s when it was flooded. Quality specimens are scarce on the market. Ex. Jack Eaker, mine geologist.