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Mitridatite from
Kobokobo pegmatite, Mwenga, South Kivu, DR Congo

Locality type:Pegmatite
Classification
Species:Mitridatite
Formula:Ca2Fe33+(PO4)3O2 · 3H2O
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Van Wambeke, L. (1971) The problem of cation deficiencies in some phosphates due to alteration processes. American Mineralogist: 56: 1366-1384 (Van Wambeke suggests the name "keno-mitridatite" for relatively unaltered mitridatite from the Kobokobo pegmatite.);
Daltry, V.D.C. and von Knorring, O. (1998) Type-mineralogy of Rwanda with particular reference to the Buranga pegmatite. Geologica Belgica: 1: 9-15 (referring to Van Wambeke, 1971).
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Mitridatite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Kobokobo pegmatite, Mwenga, South Kivu, DR Congo
 
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