Calcium Iron Phosphate, Ca2Fe(PO4)2.4(H2O)
- Anapaite is triclinic and exhibits distinct transparent, vitreous, greenish to greenish
white tabular crystals which form in crusts and rosette-like aggregates. It has a hardness
of 3.5 and a density of 2.8. Occurrences of anapaite are reported from Anapa, Taman Peninsula,
Russia; Lerida, Spain; Hesse, Germany; Grafton County, New Hampshire and a drill hole in
Kings County, California.
- David Michaels provided the following:
"The Anapaite is from Anapa, Russia. This specimen is one of several brought
to Tucson by Michel Jouty of France."
Rocks from David Michaels' Collection
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