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Apatite & Calcite

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Apatite & Calcite

ex. Collection Lennart Närlund (Sweden)

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Description
Locality: 
Grängesberg Iron Mine, Grängesberg, Ludvika, Dalarna County, Sweden
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
9 × 4.8 × 5.8 cm
Description

Nice green apatite crystals with calcite

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

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

Calcite

Polymorph of: 
Formula: 
CaCO3
Strunz: 
5.AB.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
3.0
Streak: 
White
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