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Sample n° 14005

Minerals found in the sample
Mineral Formula Category Subcategory Importance
HERCYNITE Fe2+Al2O4 oxides and hydroxides spinel major
APATITE Ca5(PO4)3(OH,F,Cl) phosphates, arsenates and vanadates phosphates minor
Description: block with brown and yellow crystals (1-5 cm)
  • Country: Sri Lanka
  • Region: Eppawala
  • Locality:
  • Donors: Goossens
    Donation year: 1983
  • Sampling year:
    Registration date:
  • Quantity: 1
    Size: 2
  • Dimension code 1>2>3: 3
    Quality code 1>2>3: 1
  • Holotype: no
    Paratype: no
    Radioactive: no
  • Thin section: no
    Chemical analysis: no
    X-Ray spectra: yes