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Carbonate-fluorhydroxyapatite

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Formula:
Ca5(PO4)3(OH)
A variety of Hydroxylapatite

Carbonate- and F-bearing variety. F/OH ratio probably undetermined.


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Chemical Properties of Carbonate-fluorhydroxyapatiteHide

Formula:
Ca5(PO4)3(OH)

Other InformationHide

Health Risks:
No information on health risks for this material has been entered into the database. You should always treat mineral specimens with care.

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- This locality has map coordinates listed. - This locality has estimated coordinates. β“˜ - Click for further information on this occurrence. ? - Indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. - Good crystals or important locality for species. - World class for species or very significant. (TL) - Type Locality for a valid mineral species. (FRL) - First Recorded Locality for everything else (eg varieties). Struck out - Mineral was erroneously reported from this locality. Faded * - Never found at this locality but inferred to have existed at some point in the past (eg from pseudomorphs.)

All localities listed without proper references should be considered as questionable.
Australia
 
Trueman, N. A. (1965): The phosphate, volcanic, and carbonate rocks of Christmas Island, Indian Ocean. J. Geol. Soc. Australia 12, 261-283.
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