: apatite containing a considerable amount of carbonate: such as
: apatite in which the calcium phosphate carbonate predominates over other components
: calcium phosphate carbonate of uncertain formula probably Ca10(PO4)6(CO3)(H2O)

called also dahllite

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“Carbonate-apatite.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Jun. 2023.

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