[ US /ˈæpəˌtaɪt/ ]
  1. a common complex mineral consisting of calcium fluoride phosphate or calcium chloride phosphate; a source of phosphorus
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  • The main constituent phases of these rocks are plagioclase, hornblende, pyroxene, quartz and K-feldspar, and accessory phases include magnetite, sphene, zircon and apatite.
  • Some calcareous veins contain epidote, titanite and apatite.
  • How about apatite, apophyllite, axinite, chlorite, hypersthene, scapolite, serpentine, tantalite, and wolframite?
  • Yttria stabilized zirconia (YSZ) reinforced hydroxyapatite (HA) bio-composite coatings on polyimide (PI) substrate had been developed by R.
  • AIM : To explore a simple fixation of hydroxyapatite ( HA ) artificial eye mount of auto sclera.
  • The next few pockets yielded only dark blue apatite and clear to smoky to pale citrine quartz.
  • The mineral assemblage comprises quartz, K-feldspar, albitic plagioclase, white mica, apatite, tourmaline and garnet.
  • Bone consists of collagen banded fibrils sprinkled with tiny crystals of the mineral hydroxyapatite, which is basically calcium phosphate.
  • Here, we can observe dentine tubules around which the apatite has been partially resorbed.
  • The dominant non-clay mineral composition of the coarse fraction consists of biotite, quartz, and sanidine with lesser amounts of apatite and zircon.
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