Fluorcaphite

minerals

deloneite

belovite

labuntsovite

Formula: SrCaCa3(PO4)3F
Phosphate, belovite group
Specific gravity: 3.6
Hardness: 5
Streak: White
Colour: Yellow
Weakly RADIOACTIVE
Environments

Pegmatites

Localities

At the type locality, the Koashva Open Pit, Koashva Mountain, Khibiny Massif, Murmansk Oblast, Russia, fluorcaphite occurs in miarolitic cavities in a hyperagpaitic pegmatite in a differentiated alkalic massif. Associated minerals include deloneite, belovite-(Ce), alkalic amphibole, lamprophyllite, labuntsovite, wadeite, sazykinaite-(Y), rémondite-(La), sphalerite, galena, fluorite and graphite (HOM).

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