High-Iron Bustamite and Fluorapatite from the Broken Hill Mine, New South Wales, Australia

K. Harada, H. Sekino, K. Nagashima, T. Watanabe and H. Momoi
Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Tokyo University of Education, Otsuka, Bunkyo, Tokyo 112
Department of Geology, Faculty of Science, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan 812

Summary: High-iron bustamite and apatite occur as subhedral large crystals up to 1 to 2 cm wide and 10 cm long in close association with spessartine in the disseminated sphalerite- and galena-bearing diopside-roepperite-calcite skarn at the New Broken Hill Consolidated mine (N.B.H.S.), New South Wales, Australia. Complete chemical analyses of the minerals have been made, together with physical, optical, and X-ray studies.

Mineralogical Magazine; March 1974 v. 39; no. 305; p. 601-604; DOI: 10.1180/minmag.1974.039.305.15
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