from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A mineral containing the phosphate and carbonate of calcium and occurring in yellowish-white fibrous crusts. It probably results from the alteration of apatite. Found at Bamle, Norway.
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Concentrations of the REE's have been identified within phosphate minerals from the project such as carbonated monazite, dahllite, apatite and fluorapatite genetically associated with the alkalic sill complex.
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