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A variety of Apatite

Name for apatite pseudomorph after pyromorphite.

Possibly carbonate-apatite.

Classification of Pseudoapatite

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References for Pseudoapatite

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Breithaupt (1837) Glocker’s Min. Jahresh.: 217.

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.: 879.

Nasdala, L. (1992): A Raman study on the so-called "pseudoapatite" from Halsbruecke near Freiberg/Saxony. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Abhandlungen 164, 211-227.

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  • Localities for Pseudoapatite

    (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.
    • Saxony
      • Erzgebirge
        • Freiberg District
          • Großschirma
    Frenzel, A. (1874): Lexicon für das Königreich Sachsen, Leipzig
    Nasdala, L. (1992): A Raman study on the so-called "pseudoapatite" from Halsbruecke near Freiberg/Saxony. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Abhandlungen 164, 211-227.
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