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Kovdorskite

Phosphate mineral

Kovdorskite, Mg2PO4(OH)·3H2O, is a rare, hydrated, magnesium phosphate mineral. It was first described by Kapustin et al., and is found only in the Kovdor Massif, Russia It is associated with collinsite , dolomite, magnetite

Identification

Color of mineral

Pink
White
Blue

Mohs scale ( mineral hardness )

4

Density ( specific gravity )

1.527
1.542
1.549

Luster ( interacts light )

Vitreous

Crystal ( diaphaneity )

Monoclinic