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Fluorellestadite

Nesosilicates,apatite structural group

Fluorellestadite is a rare nesosilicate of calcium, with the chemical formula Ca10(SiO4)3(SO4)3F2. It is a member of the apatite group, and forms a series with hydroxylellestadite.

Identification

Color of mineral

Red
Yellow
Green

Density ( specific gravity )

1.638
1.655
1.65

Luster ( interacts light )

Resinous
Vitreous

Crystal ( diaphaneity )

Hexagonal