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Akaganeite

20-04-04-2072 EDS confirmed

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Description
Locality: 
Torrecillas Mine, Salar Grande, Iquique Province, Tarapacá Region, Chile
Class: 
Crystal Group/Cluster
Size Range: 
Micromount (under 1cm)
Size: 
0.05 × 0.05 × 0.05 cm
Description

20-04-04-2072 EDS confirmed brownish red akaganeite on carbon pad from the famous Torrecillas mine. Analysis attached. 

 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Akaganeite

Formula: 
β-Fe3+O(OH,Cl)
Strunz: 
4.DK.05
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
0.0
Type Locality: 
Akagane mine, Esashi City, Iwate Prefecture, Tohoku Region, Honshu Island, Japan