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Cuatrocapaite-(K)

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Cuatrocapaite-(K)

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Description
Locality: 
Torrecillas Mine, Salar Grande, Iquique Province, Tarapacá Region, Chile
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.8 × 1.3 × 1.2 cm
Description

Very rare confirmed cuatrocapaite-K crystals on native arsenic. This specimen was SEM-EDS confirmed. The K dominant end member is more uncommon than the ammonium end member. K:NH4 ratio of these samples are approx 2:1. Analysis attached and can be viewed if the analysis section is clicked. 

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Cuatrocapaite-(K)

Formula: 
(K)3(NaMg☐)(As2O3)6Cl6·16H2O
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Type Locality: 
Torrecillas mine, Salar Grande, Iquique Province, Tarapacá Region, Chile
Analysis
Analysis Report - only: Cuatrocapaite-(K)
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