Fluorapatite from a remarkable occurrence of graphite and associated minerals

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Although small in number, apatite crystals found in the December 2007 pocket in the Karo pit, Block D, Merelani Hills, Tanzania (see accompanying article by Jaszczak and Trinchillo 2013) exhibit noteworthy paragenesis, inclusions, and extraordinary optical properties. These features along with recent analytical data are described herein.

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© 2013 Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group. Publisher's version of record: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00357529.2013.763690

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Rocks and Minerals