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Fluorcaphite is a mineral with the chemical formula (Ca,Sr,Ce,Na) 5(PO 4) 3F. It is found in the Kola Peninsula Its crystals are hexagonal (dipyramidal class) and are transparent with a vitreous luster. It is light to bright yellow, leaves a white streak and is rated 5 on the Mohs Scale Fluorcaphite is radioactive