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Babefphite

Phosphate mineral

Babefphite is a rare phosphate mineral with the general formula BaBe(PO4)(F,OH). The name is given for its composition (Ba meaning barium , F meaning fluorine

Identification

Color of mineral

White

Mohs scale ( mineral hardness )

3.5

Density ( specific gravity )

1.629
1.632

Luster ( interacts light )

Vitreous

Crystal ( diaphaneity )

Triclinic