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Daoping Mine (Tangping Mine), Gongcheng Co., Guilin Prefecture, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China
© Rob Lavinsky
A subgroup of calcium and strontium phosphate minerals within the Apatite Supergroup.
"Apatite" is the generic name for the members of the series and group which have not been differentiated into specific species through analytical methods and was the name commonly used in the past. Older synonyms for undifferentiated apatites are listed under the Apatite file.
Classification of Apatite Group
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Relationship of Apatite Group to other Species
|Member of:||Apatite Supergroup|
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Other Names for Apatite Group
|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 Apatite Group
Pasero, M., Kampf, A. R., Ferraris, C., Pekov, I. V., Rakovan, J. and White, T. J. (2010): Nomenclature of the apatite supergroup minerals. European Journal of Mineralogy 22, 163-179.
Internet Links for Apatite Group
Localities for Apatite Group
The map shows a selection of localities that have latitude and longitude coordinates recorded. Click on the symbol to view information about a locality. The symbol next to localities in the list can be used to jump to that position on the map.