graftonite


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graftonite

[′graf·tə‚nīt]
(mineralogy)
(Fe,Mn,Ca)3(PO4)2 A salmon-pink mineral, crystallizing in the monoclinic system, and found as laminated intergrowths of triphylite; hardness is 5 on Mohs scale, and specific gravity is 3.7.
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meteorologist and former Graftonite, Stan Rawinski, contends that only about 1 in 10 years truly bestows foliage perfection.