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Apatite

Rare earth elements

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Description
Locality: 
Mendig, Mendig, Mayen-Koblenz, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2 × 1.5 × 1.3 cm
Description

Salmon coloured apatite crystals on sanidine matrix.

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
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