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Kämmererite With Hydroxylapatite & Brucite

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Kämmererite With Hydroxylapatite & Brucite

ex coll. J. Dobrzewski/Dr. R. Dietrich
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Description
Locality: 
Kop Krom Mine, Kop Daglari, Erzurum Province, Turkey
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
7 × 3.7 × 3.5 cm
Description

Very interesting specimen with lots of clear, colorless columnar hydroxylapatite crystals and flaky brucite covering large parts of the purple kämmererite (chromian clinochlore) crystals.
Very rarely seen paragenesis.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Kämmererite

Variety Of: 

Clinochlore

Formula: 
(Mg,Fe2+)5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Strunz: 
9.EC.55
Hardness: 
2.0 - 2.5
Hardness: 
0.0
Streak: 
white

Hydroxylapatite

Formula: 
Ca5(PO4)3(OH)
Strunz: 
8.BN.05
Crystal System: 
Hexagonal
Hardness: 
5.0
Streak: 
White

Brucite

Formula: 
Mg(OH)2
Strunz: 
4.FE.05
Crystal System: 
Hexagonal
Hardness: 
2.5 - 3.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Castle Point, Hoboken, Hudson Co., New Jersey, USA

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