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Lazulite Siderite Eosphorite Apatite & Quartz

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Lazulite Siderite Eosphorite Apatite & Quartz

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Description
Locality: 
Young's Creek, Stoneman Camp, Rapid Creek, Yukon, Canada
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
7.5 × 5.2 × 3.6 cm
Largest Crystal: 
0.40cm
Weight: 
113.00gr
Description

This is an extremely rich specimen consisting of shards of a dark grey matrix cemented together with siderite, lazulite, and quartz. There are several cavities filled with beautiful, gemmy blue-green lazulite to 3mm, brown siderite to 4mm and sharp, brown 'needles' and sprays of eosphorite/childrenite. There are also some clear, prismatic quartz crystals and several tiny, clear apatites. This specimen is a feast under the microscope with lots to see.

Ex Tysons Minerals.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Lazulite

Formula: 
(Mg,Fe2+)Al2(PO4)2(OH)2
Strunz: 
8.BB.40
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
5.5 - 6.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Freßnitzgraben, Krieglach, Fischbacher Alpen, Styria, Austria

Siderite

Formula: 
FeCO3
Strunz: 
5.AB.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.5
Streak: 
White

Eosphorite

Formula: 
(Mn2+,Fe2+)Al(PO4)(OH)2·H2O
Strunz: 
8.DD.20
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
5.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Fillow Quarry (Branchville Quarry; Branchville Mica Mine; Smith Mine), Branchville, Redding (Reading), Fairfield Co., Connecticut, 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

Quartz

Formula: 
SiO2
Strunz: 
4.DA.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
7.0
Streak: 
White

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