Attakolite

minerals

berlinite

trolleite

svanbergite

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Formula: CaMn2+Al4(HSiO4)(PO4)3(OH)4
Compound phosphate
Specific gravity: 3.09 to 3.23
Hardness: 5
Colour: Pale red
Common impurities: Pb,Mg,Na,F,Cl,S
Environments

Metamorphic environments

Localities

At the type locality, the Västanå Iron mine, Näsum, Bromölla, Skåne County, Sweden, attakolite occurs in an iron deposit of hematite in quartzite. Associated minerals include berlinite, lazulite, trolleite, apatite, svanbergite, pyrophyllite, hematite, calcite and quartz (HOM).

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