collinsite

collinsite

[′käl·ən‚zīt]
(mineralogy)
Ca2(Mg,Fe)(PO4)2 A phosphate mineral occurring in concentric layers in phosphoric nodules; found in meteorites.
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Collinsite [Ca.sub.2](Mg,[Fe.sup.2+])(P[O.sub.4]) x 2[H.sub.2]O
Associated minerals are: scholzite, tarbuttite, parahopeite, zincian collinsite, switzerite and phosphophyllite.
Associated minerals are: pyrite, rutile, a ternovite-like phase, catapleiite, rimkorolgite, bobierrite, collinsite, juonniite, strontiowhitlockite, pyrrhotite and strontian collinsite.
Associated minerals are: bobierrite, pyrite, collinsite, "chlorite," nastrophite and juonniite.
Associated minerals are: tetra-ferriphlogopite, calcite, dolomite, fluorapatite, niobian anatase (?), rimkorolgite, catapleiite, collinsite and pyrite.
The Tysons also have more newly collected Yukon phosphates (particularly some very fine whiteite, collinsite and wardite) as well as some new pale yellow-green gemmy fluorapatite crystals and velvety black dravite/schorl specimens from the Scepter claim near Emerald Lake, Hess Mountains, Yukon.