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Munkforssite

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Formula:
(Ca,Mn)
 
5
(PO
 
4
)
 
2
(Cl,F)
Name:After the locality at Dicksberg, Ransäter parish, Munkfors, Värmland, Sweden.
A variety of Chlorapatite

A mixture, mainly manganiferous Apatite.

Originally described from Dicksberg, Ransäter parish, Munkfors, Värmland, Sweden.

Classification of Munkforssite

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Chemical Properties of Munkforssite

Formula:
(Ca,Mn)
 
5
(PO
 
4
)
 
2
(Cl,F)
Simplified for copy/paste:(Ca,Mn)5(PO4)2(Cl,F)
Essential elements:Ca, Cl, O, P
All elements listed in formula:Ca, Cl, F, Mn, O, P

Other Names for Munkforssite

Other Languages:
German:Munkforssit
Spanish:Munkforssita

Other Information

Health Warning:No information on health risks for this material has been entered into the database. You should always treat mineral specimens with care.

References for Munkforssite

Reference List:

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Igelström (1897) Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, Mineralogie und Petrographie, Leipzig: 27: 601.

Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II. John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York, 7th edition, revised and enlarged, 1124 pp.: 1006.

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  • Localities for Munkforssite

    (TL) indicates type locality. ? indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. All other localities listed without reference should be considered as uncertain and unproven until references can be found.
    Sweden
     
    • Värmland
      • Munkfors
        • Ransäter
    Igelström (1897) Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, Mineralogie und Petrographie, Leipzig: 27: 601; Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 1006.
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