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Fluorapatite & Rhodonite In Galena

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Fluorapatite & Rhodonite In Galena

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Description
Locality: 
Kintore Open Cut, Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5.8 × 3.7 × 3 cm
Description

Reddish brown rhodonite crystals with dark blue green gemmy fluorapatite crystals in massive metallic grey galena

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

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

Rhodonite

Formula: 
MnSiO3
Strunz: 
9.DK.05
Crystal System: 
Triclinic
Hardness: 
5.5 - 6.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Kaiser Franz Mine (König Wilhelm Mine), Schävenholz (Schebenholz; Schäbenholz), Elbingerode, Harz, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany

Galena

Formula: 
PbS
Strunz: 
2.CD.10
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
2.5
Colour: 
Lead-grey
Streak: 
Lead-grey
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