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Chondrodite Apatite & Phlogopite

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Chondrodite Apatite & Phlogopite

Classic Locality

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Description
Locality: 
Mansjöberg Mine, Los, Ljusdal, Gävleborg County, Sweden
Class: 
Combination
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
9 × 5.3 × 2.9 cm
Weight: 
167.00gr
Description

Orange chondrodite, brownish green phlogopite and blue apatite (2nd picture bottom right) and more species in a calcite marble matrix.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Chondrodite

Formula: 
(Mg,Fe2+)5(SiO4)2(F,OH)2
Strunz: 
9.AF.45
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
6.0 - 6.5
Type Locality: 
Skräbböle quarry, Pargas (Parainen), Southwestern Finland Region, Finland

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

Phlogopite

Formula: 
KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH,F)2
Strunz: 
9.EC.20
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic - Prismatic
Hardness: 
2.0 - 3.0
Streak: 
White