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Francolite

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Name:Named after its occurrence at Wheal Franco, Whitchurch, Tavistock District, Devon, England, UK.
Synonym of:Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite
This page provides mineralogical data about Francolite.

References for Francolite

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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.

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