Minerals

APATITE (Ca5(PO4)3F)
Class: phosphate
Rarity: Very Common Crystal:  crystal with a globular reniform fibrous columnar massive granular habit 
Colour: green blue white yellow gray red brown;   Streak: white;   Lustre: vitreous subresinous;   Transparency: transparent translucent opaque;
Tenacity: brittle;   Cleavage: imperfect;   Fracture: conchoidal uneven;  
Hardness - between 4.5 and: 5;   Density - between 3.17 and: 3.23
Dana number: 704

FLUORAPATITE (Ca5 (PO4)3 F)
Class: phosphate, arsenate, vanadate
Rarity: Common Crystal:  crystal with a short or long prismatic and tabular, also masive, glovular and fibrous habit 
Colour: colorless, white, gray, yellow, green, purple, blue, red, brown;   Streak: white;   Lustre: vitreous to subresinous;   Transparency: transparent, translucent; Cleavage: indistinct;   Fracture: conchoidal;  
Hardness - between 5 and: 5;   Density - between 3.1 and: 3.2





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