merrillite

merrillite

[′mer·ə‚līt]
(mineralogy)
Ca3(PO4)2 Colorless phosphate mineral found only in meteorites.
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Instead of having fluorapatite, Mars has chlorapatite, where chlorine takes place of the fluorine component; it also has a phosphate-bearing mineral called merrillite, not found on Earth.

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