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Lun'okite from
Sítio do Castelo Mine (Folgosinho quarry), Folgosinho, Gouveia, Guarda, Portugal

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Lun'okite
Formula:(Mn,Ca)(Mg,Fe,Mn)Al(PO4)2OH · 4H2O
Habit:Short tabular crystals with simple forms. Rarely isolated, can form parallel aggregates or spheroidal aggregates.
Colour:Clear orange/honey, usually gemmy, or pale white.
Quality for species:Excellent - world class for species or very significant. (!!)
Abundance at site:Very Rare
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Alves, P., Leal Gomes, C., Lopes Nunes, J.E (2012) : Produtos de evolução de triplite-zwieselite, fluorapatite e isokite da mina Sítio do Castelo (Folgosinho, Guarda). II Congresso Jovens Investigadores em Geociências, LEG 2012.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Lun'okite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Sítio do Castelo Mine (Folgosinho quarry), Folgosinho, Gouveia, Guarda, Portugal
Nearest other occurrences of Lun'okite
26.2km (16.3 miles) Fonte da Cal Mine, Bendada Mines, Bendada, Sabugal, Guarda, Portugal
 
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