Apatite Ca5 (F,Cl,OH) (PO4)3 - Marisa Gabadinho

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Marisa Gabadinho

País:
Portugal


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Título:
Apatite Ca5 (F,Cl,OH) (PO4)3

Elemento:
Apatite

Descripción:
Apatite is the generic name for the group of minerals composed of calcium fluorophosphate. It includes Fluorapatite – Ca5F (PO4)3, Chlorapatite – Ca5Cl (PO4)3 and Hydroxylapatite – Ca5 (OH) (PO4)3.
Hexagonal crystallographic system. It has a short, long, tabular or acicular prismatic habit. The color is very variable (colorless, white, yellow, green, blue-green, brown). The gloss is vitreous to resinous. Hardness 5 on the Mohs scale. It is present in igneous, metamorphic and sedimentary rocks. It occurs in several countries, Canada, the United States, Russia, Norway, Sweden, Mexico, Morocco, Tunisia, Algeria, Switzerland, Belgium, Spain, Portugal.
The sample illustrated originates from Minas da Panasqueira (Fundão, Portugal).

Categoría:
Ilustración científica

Técnica:
Color pencils on polyester

Año:
2018

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