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Fluorapatite

#49353

Fluorapatite

#49353
Availability
Sold
Size
12 x 5.5 x 5.5 cm - Cabinet 
Formula
Ca5(PO4)3F (RRUFF)
Locality
Yates mine, Sandy Creek, Otter Lake, Quebec, Canada
Tagged
phosphate

Large, splendid, Fluorapatite crystal with nice prism faces carrying excellent luster with a reddish brown to green color. The ends are not terminated.

Fluorapatite

Formula
Ca5(PO4)3
Crystal System
Hexagonal 
Crystal Habit
Massive - Granular, Euhedral Crystals 
Cleavage
Indistinct, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous - Resinous 
Color
blue, brown, colorless, violet, green 
Streak
white 
Class
Hexagonal - Dipyramidal 
Fracture
Brittle - Conchoidal 
Hardness

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Robert J. Waidler Collection

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