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Fluorcaphite

#BN46864

Fluorcaphite

#BN46864
Availability
Available
Price
$45.00
Size
4 x 3 x 2 cm - Miniature 
Formula
SrCaCa3(PO4)3F (RRUFF)
Locality
Koashva Mt., Khibiny Massif, Kola Peninsula, Russia
Tagged
phosphate

Tannish orange crystalline grains. Fluorcaphite is basically a strontium apatite.

Type Locality

Fluorcaphite

Formula
SrCaCa3(PO4)3
Crystal System
Hexagonal 
Crystal Habit
Subhedral Crystals, Prismatic 
Cleavage
None, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
light yellow, bright yellow 
Streak
white 
Class
Hexagonal - Pyramidal 
Fracture
Sub Conchoidal 
Hardness

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

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