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Lewistonite

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System:HexagonalHardness:5
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

Reference List:

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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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