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Möhnite

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Möhnite

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Description
Locality: 
Pabellon de Pica, Chanabaya, Iquique Province, Tarapacá Region, Chile
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2 × 1.6 × 1.5 cm
Description

Brown möhnite crystals in cavities of matrix from Chile. Named after G. Möhn, who first recognized it. He is also coauthor of several new approved minerals. Together with him I have performed many analysis (SEM-EDS, P-XRD & Raman). Many new finds from Chile are referenced to us in mindat.

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What's on the rock

Möhnite

Formula: 
(NH4)K2Na(SO4)2
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Type Locality: 
Pabellón de Pica, Chanabaya, Iquique Province, Tarapacá Region, Chile