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Zircon & Fluorapatite

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Zircon & Fluorapatite

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Description
Locality: 
Caspar Quarry, Bellerberg, Ettringen, Eifel, Mayen-Koblenz, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2.2 × 1.1 × 1 cm
Description

Pinkish, well terminated zircon crystals on matrix. In the vug are grown fluorapatite crystals.
 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Zircon

Formula: 
ZrSiO4
Strunz: 
9.AD.30
Crystal System: 
Tetragonal
Hardness: 
7.5
Streak: 
White

Fluorapatite

Formula: 
Ca2Ca3(PO4)3F
Strunz: 
8.BN.05
Crystal System: 
Hexagonal
Hardness: 
5.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Sauberg Mine, Ehrenfriedersdorf, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany
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