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Crystal System:
This page provides mineralogical data about Graftonite-(Ca).

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Classification of Graftonite-(Ca)Hide

Approved, Pending publication
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Chemical Properties of Graftonite-(Ca)Hide


Crystallography of Graftonite-(Ca)Hide

Crystal System:
Class (H-M):
2/m - Prismatic
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Occurrences of Graftonite-(Ca)Hide

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Type Occurrence of Graftonite-(Ca)Hide

Place of Conservation of Type Material:
Type material is deposited in the collections of the Mineralogical Museum, University of Wrocław, Cybulskiego 30, 50-205 Wrocław, Poland, catalogue number MMWr IV7674

Synonyms of Graftonite-(Ca)Hide

Relationship of Graftonite-(Ca) to other SpeciesHide

Other Members of this group:
BeusiteMn2+Mn2+2 (PO4)2Mon.
Beusite-(Ca)CaMn2+2(PO4)2Mon. 2/m : P21/b
GraftoniteFe2+Fe2+2(PO4)2Mon. 2/m : P21/b
Graftonite-(Mn)MnFe2+2(PO4)2Mon. 2/m : P21/b

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

References for Graftonite-(Ca)Hide

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Pieczka, A., Hawthorne, F.C., Ball, N., Abdu, Y. and Gołębiowska, B. (2017) Graftonite-(Ca), IMA 2017-048. CNMNC Newsletter No. 39, October 2017, page 1281; Mineralogical Magazine: 81: 1279–1286.

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Localities for Graftonite-(Ca)Hide

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- This locality has map coordinates listed. - This locality has estimated coordinates. ⓘ - 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.
Poland (TL)
  • Lower Silesia
Pieczka, A., Hawthorne, F.C., Ball, N., Abdu, Y. and Gołębiowska, B. (2017) Graftonite-(Ca), IMA 2017-048. CNMNC Newsletter No. 39, October 2017, page 1281; Mineralogical Magazine: 81: 1279–1286.
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