Satterlyite

minerals

wolfeite

maricite

pyrite

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Formula: (Fe2+,Mg,Fe3+)12(PO3OH)(PO4)5(OH,O)6
Anhydrous phosphate containing hydroxyl
Specific gravity: 3.68
Hardness: 4½ to 5
Streak: Light yellow
Colour: Light brown, pale yellow
Environments

Sedimentary environments

At the type locality, Big Fish River, Dawson mining district, Yukon, Canada, sattelyite occurs in phosphatic nodules in shale, associated with quartz, pyrite, wolfeite and marićite (AM 64.657-658, HOM, Mindat).

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