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|Name:||After the locality at Lewiston, Utah, USA, which is located near the Fairfield, Utah phosphate deposit.|
|Synonym of:||Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite|
Discredited in 1978.
Originally reported from Clay Canyon, Fairfield, Oquirrh Mts, Utah Co., Utah, USA.
References for Lewistonite
Larsen and Shannon (1930) American Mineralogist: 15: 326.
McConnell (1938) American Mineralogist: 23: 1.
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.: 903-904.
Dunn, P.J. (1978): Mineralogical Magazine, 42, 282.
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Locality Updated: Thomaston Dam railroad cut, Thomaston, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USAFrom Harold Moritz, 10th Mar 2014 23:18:39