Hedyphane - definition of hedyphane by The Free Dictionary
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(Geological Science) mineralogy a white or yellow mineral with elongated crystals similar to mimetite, chiefly found in Sweden
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, phosphohedyphane and vanadinite.
, a rare member of the apatite group, was occasionally found at San Carlos as yellow microcrystals in clusters to a few millimeters (Panczner, 1987).
Some show outer cream-colored layers of hedyphane
and a very few are partially dusted with plattnerite.