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Crandallite On Apatite

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Crandallite On Apatite

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Description
Locality: 
Moculta Phosphate Quarry, Angaston, Barossa Valley, Mount Lofty Ranges, South Australia, Australia
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2.2 × 2 × 1.5 cm
Description

 Sugary white crandallite crystals on translucent botyroial apatite crystals

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Crandallite

Formula: 
CaAl3(PO4)2(OH)5·H2O
Strunz: 
8.BL.10
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
5.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Brooklyn Mine, Silver City, Tintic District, East Tintic Mts, Juab Co., Utah, USA

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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