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Fluorapophyllite On Calcite

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Fluorapophyllite On Calcite

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Description
Locality: 
Zinc Corporation Mine, Broken Hill, Yancowinna County, New South Wales, Australia
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5.5 × 4.9 × 4.2 cm
Description

Blocky translucent amber coloured fluorapophyllite crystals on a bed of sturtite stained calcite crystals over massive galena

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Fluorapophyllite

Synonym Of: 

Fluorapophyllite-(K)

Formula: 
KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH)·8H2O
Strunz: 
9.EA.15
Hardness: 
4.5 - 5.0

Fluorapophyllite-(Na)

Formula: 
NaCa4(Si8O20)F·8H2O
Strunz: 
9.EA.15
Hardness: 
4.0 - 5.0

Calcite

Polymorph of: 
Formula: 
CaCO3
Strunz: 
5.AB.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
3.0
Streak: 
White
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