chlorapatite

A variety of apatite containing chloride instead of fluoride

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  • chlorapatite — apatite [ apatit ] n. f. • 1802; d ab. en all.; du gr. apatân « tromper », c. à d. « pierre trompeuse, pseudo précieuse » ♦ Minér. Phosphate de calcium en cristaux ou agrégats, à inclusions fréquentes de chlore (chlorapatiten. f.), de fluor, de… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • chlorapatite — chlor·apatite …   English syllables

  • chlorapatite — (ˈ)klōr+ noun ( s) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary chlor + apatite : a common apatite containing chlorine: as a. : apatite in which chlorine predominates over fluorine, hydroxyl, and …   Useful english dictionary

  • Apatite — Catégorie VIII : phosphates, arséniates, vanadates[1] Apatite Québec (Xl 32cm) …   Wikipédia en Français

  • apatite — /ap euh tuyt /, n. a common mineral, calcium fluorophosphate, Ca5FP3O12, occurring in individual crystals and in masses and varying in color, formerly used in the manufacture of phosphate fertilizers. [1795 1805; < Gk apát(e) trickery, fraud,… …   Universalium

  • Apatite — Not to be confused with appetite. Apatite General Category Phosphate mineral group Chemical form …   Wikipedia

  • List of minerals C-E (complete) — It is currently not possible to have a complete list of minerals . The International Mineralogical Association is the international group that recognises new minerals and new mineral names, however minerals discovered before 1959 did not go… …   Wikipedia

  • Phosphate minerals — ▪ Table Phosphate minerals name colour lustre Mohs hardness specific gravity amblygonite white to creamy white; slightly tinted vitreous to greasy 5½–6 3.0–3.1 apatite carbonate apatite variable, greens predominating vitreous 5 2.9–3.2… …   Universalium

  • APATITES — Phosphates de chaux naturels, Ca5(PO4)3(OH,F,Cl), les apatites sont des minéraux accessoires des roches éruptives et métamorphiques, fréquents en outre dans les gîtes phosphatés sédimentaires. Le terme, créé en 1808 par Werner, vient du grec… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • List of minerals (complete) — It is currently not possible to have a complete list of minerals . The International Mineralogical Association (IMA) is the international group that recognises new minerals and new mineral names. However, minerals discovered before 1959 did not… …   Wikipedia

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