Apatite Photos                                    
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apatite crystal- Mexico
 

Apatite
last edited:  4/22/16    number of photos:  29
Apatite ranges between  (CaF)Ca4(PO4)3 and
(CaCl)Ca4(PO4)
3                               
Mineral information on apatite    
Apatite comes from the Greek word, apate, meaning to mistake
in reference to how apatite resembles many other minerals.      
    
                                 

photos
green apatite crystals:  1  2  3  4  5  6  7
* 8  9  10   
dark green apatite crystals:  1  2  3  4  5  6  7 
greenish blue apatite crystals:  1  2                                                                                                       
dark blue apatite:  1  2  3
pale blue apatite crystal:  1
massive apatite:  1  2  3
fluorapatite crystals:  1  2  3

lectures on apatite
Apatite- Cedric Hill (Spring 2008)


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