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Apatite

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Description
Locality: 
Vizze Valley, South Tirol, Trentino-Alto Adige, Italy
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
4.3 × 5.9 × 2.6 cm
Largest Crystal: 
0.70cm
Description

White, transparent, platy apatite crystals up to 0.7 cm across on matrix from the famous locality Pfitschtal in Italian Alps. A typical Alpine specimen with apatite, accompanied by dark green chlorite and brown rutile. The piece is accompanied by an old, hand-written, German label.

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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