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Olgite is a rare blue-green colored phosphate mineral series that forms microscopic prismatic crystals that are trigonal in structure. Its chemical formula

Olgite was discredited as a mineral name in 2008 by the International Mineralogical Association and is now the series name for bario-olgite and strontio-olgite (hypothetical mineral). The substance was named after Russian mineralogist Olga Anisimovne-Vorobiova (1902–1974).