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Merrillite

Phosphate mineral

Merrillite is a calcium phosphate mineral with the chemical formula Ca9NaMg(PO4)7. It is an anhydrous, sodic member of the whitlockite

Identification

Color of mineral

White

Density ( specific gravity )

1.62
1.623

Luster ( interacts light )

Vitreous

Crystal ( diaphaneity )

Trigonal