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Apatite & Arsenopyrite

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Apatite & Arsenopyrite

Collected by John & Robert Lawson
Classic Locality

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Description
Locality: 
Carrock Mine, Grainsgill, Caldbeck Fells, Cumbria, United Kingdom
Class: 
Crystal Group/Cluster
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.1 × 2.6 × 1.5 cm
Weight: 
29.00gr
Description

Nice silver/grey arsenopyrite crystals with a, very rare for the locality, group of lustrous partial apatite crystals.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Apatite

Synonym Of: 

Chlorapatite

Formula: 
Ca5(PO4)3Cl
Strunz: 
8.BN.05
Hardness: 
5.0

Fluorapatite

Formula: 
Ca2Ca3(PO4)3F
Strunz: 
8.BN.05
Hardness: 
5.0

Hydroxylapatite

Formula: 
Ca5(PO4)3(OH)
Strunz: 
8.BN.05
Hardness: 
5.0
Crystal System: 
Hexagonal
Hardness: 
5

Arsenopyrite

Formula: 
FeAsS
Strunz: 
2.EB.20
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
5.5 - 6.0

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