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Zinnwaldite & Apatite

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Zinnwaldite & Apatite

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Description
Locality: 
Zé Pinto Prospect, Aldeia, Conselheiro Pena, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
3.4 × 7.1 × 4.2 cm
Largest Crystal: 
2.70cm
Weight: 
48.00gr
Description

Particular specimen from Brazil with an aesthetic association of zinnwaldite in a nodule of big crystals of excellent brightness and apatite in good crystals in a dark green color. Zinnwaldite is a variety of muscovite rich in lithium. The biggest apatite crystals measures 2.7 X 1 Cm.

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

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