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Anapaite from Kerch Iron-Ore Basin, eastern Crimea, Ukraine (annexed by Russia)

 
Anapaite from Kerch Iron-Ore Basin, eastern Crimea, Ukraine (annexed by Russia)

Anapaite from Kerch Iron-Ore Basin, eastern Crimea, Ukraine (annexed by Russia)

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Anapaite from Kerch Iron-Ore Basin, eastern Crimea, Ukraine (annexed by Russia)

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Anapaite from Kerch Iron-Ore Basin, eastern Crimea, Ukraine (annexed by Russia)

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Anapaite from Kerch Iron-Ore Basin, eastern Crimea, Ukraine (annexed by Russia)

DESCRIPTION:No. 73994
Mineral:Anapaite
Locality:Kerch Iron-Ore Basin, eastern Crimea, Ukraine (annexed by Russia)
Description:Lustrous transparent green anapaite crystals on an unidentified black mineral, probably vivianite, in a cavity formed by a fossilized clam in limonite-stained brown matrix. Decomposition of the clam provided the phosphates to form the anapaite crystals. Ex. Tom Bee, ca. 1990
Overall Size:5x3.5x2 cm
Crystals:micro to 6 mm
Status: For reference only
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