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|Name:||Named after its occurrence at Wheal Franco, Whitchurch, Tavistock District, Devon, England, UK.|
A variety of Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite
Classification of Francolite
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Other Names for Francolite
|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 Francolite
Brooke and Henry (1850) London, Edinburgh and Dublin Philosophical Magazine and Journal of Science, London: 36: 134.
Sandell, Hey, and McConnell (1939) Mineralogical Magazine: 25: 395.
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.
Internet Links for Francolite
|Specimens:||The following Francolite specimens are currently listed for sale on minfind.com.|
Localities for Francolite
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(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.
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