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Most material is massive, and rare crystals lack distinct faces. Phosphate
minerals containing hydroxyl or halogens. Apatite Apatite series. Apatite is the
name for a mineral se- minerals ries that is subdivided with each name indicating
the and ...
The density of chlorapatite is about 3.2, and the structure is similar to that of other
apatites but differs in the position of the halogen. Because the chloride ion is 1.8
A (one angstrom unit [A] equals 10~8 centimetre) in size, it lies between two of ...
Because the halogen or hydroxyl of apatite is bound to calcium, an explanation
may lie in the relative solubilities of calcium fluoride, hydroxide, and chloride in
aqueous solutions. Pyromorphite, being a lead chloride apatite, indicates a high
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