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Voltaite & Metahohmannite

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Voltaite & Metahohmannite

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Description
Locality: 
Alcaparrosa Mine, Cerritos Bayos, El Loa Province, Antofagasta Region, Chile
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5.6 × 3.7 × 3.5 cm
Description

Bright and dark voltaite crystals, accompanied by metahohmannite, coquimbite and krausite.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Voltaite

Formula: 
K2Fe2+5Fe3+3Al(SO4)12·18H2O
Strunz: 
7.CC.25
Hardness: 
3.0 - 3.5
Type Locality: 
Solfatara di Pozzuoli, Pozzuoli, Phlegrean Fields, Naples Province, Phlegrean Volcanic Complex, Campania, Italy

Metahohmannite

Formula: 
Fe3+2(SO4)2O·4H2O
Strunz: 
7.DB.30
Hardness: 
0.0
Colour: 
Orange
Type Locality: 
Chuquicamata Mine, Chuquicamata District, Calama, El Loa Province, Antofagasta Region, Chile

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