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Holmbushite

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Description
Locality: 
Holmbush Mine, Stoke Climsland, Callington, Cornwall, United Kingdom
Class: 
Crystal Group/Cluster
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.3 × 4.2 × 3 cm
Largest Crystal: 
0.10cm
Weight: 
17.00gr
Description

A honeycomb mass of clean fine white acicular carbonate rich apatite var holmbushite visible on the main display surface.

Matrix: 
Quartz
Condition
General: 
Good - locality specimen
Main Display: 
Excellent - some peripheral damage
Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Holmbushite

Variety Of: 

Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite

Formula: 
Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(F,O)
Strunz: 
8.BN.05
Hardness: 
5.0
Hardness: 
0.0
Provenance

Alan Peckover Collection

Mon, 2018-03-26 09:32 -- admin
Some History
Name: 
Alan Peckover
Dates: 
1990s- 
Type: 
Collector/Collection
Specialisms: 
UK Minerals
About

Based near Nottingham, Alan Peckover has been a keen field collector and explorer active across the United Kingdom throughout the last...

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