Anapaite with Barite
Calcium Iron Phosphate, Ca2Fe(PO4)2.4(H2O)
Crystal System: Ticlinic
- Anapaite is exhibits distinct transparent, vitreous, greenish to greenish white tabular crystals which form
in crusts and rosette-like aggregates. 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.
Barium Sulfate, BaSO4
Crystal System: Orthorhombic
- Barite is a widespread, relatively common mineral which forms under low to moderate temperature conditions
in hydrothermal veins. It is also found in sedimentary rocks as replacements, veins and cavity fillings
formed by hypogene or meteoric solutions.
Rocks from Martin Friedlander's Collection
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