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Pargasite & Apatite

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Pargasite & Apatite

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Description
Locality: 
Pargas, Turku-Pori, Southwest Finland, Finland
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
7 × 5 × 5 cm
Largest Crystal: 
1.00cm
Weight: 
221.00gr
Description

A cluster with pargasite and small apatite crystals on matrix of marble from Finland.

Bought: 
2014
Previous labels supplied (not photographed)
Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Pargasite

Formula: 
{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Strunz: 
9.DE.15
Hardness: 
5.0 - 6.0
Type Locality: 
Pargas (Parainen), Southwestern Finland Region, Finland

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
Lennart Borg

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