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Triplite With Apatite

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Triplite With Apatite

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Description
Locality: 
Baha, Braldu Valley, Skardu District, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.2 × 3.5 × 2.6 cm
Description

The phosphate mineral triplite (Mn,Fe++,Mg,Ca)2(PO4)(F,OH)  incombination with apatite.

 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Triplite

Formula: 
(Mn2+,Fe2+)2(PO4)(F,OH)
Strunz: 
8.BB.10
Hardness: 
5.0 - 5.5
Type Locality: 
Chanteloube, Razès, Haute-Vienne, Limousin, France

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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