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Apatite

Classic Locality

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Description
Locality: 
Greifenstein Adit, Ehrenfriedersdorf, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
4.2 × 4 × 1.4 cm
Largest Crystal: 
1.00cm
Description

A rich example showing violet crystals and crystal fragments of Apatite from this historic german locality.

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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