Hydrated phosphate containing hydroxyl
Specific gravity: 2.6
Colour: Pale rose, pale blue
At the type locality, the Kovdor Zheleznyi mine, Kovdor Massif, Murmansk Oblast, Russia, kovdorskite is a very rare mineral occurring in magnetite-forsterite rocks in nests of dolomite. Associated minerals include collinsite, magnesite, hydrotalcite and apatite, as well as magnetite, forsterite and dolomite (AM 66.437, HOM).
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