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Canutite & Lavendulan

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Canutite & Lavendulan

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Description
Locality: 
Torrecillas Mine, Salar Grande, Iquique Province, Tarapacá Region, Chile
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2.1 × 1.2 × 0.9 cm
Description

Canutite is a new speciemen, NaMn2+Mn2+2(AsO4)2[AsO2(OH)2] from Torrecillas mine, Salar Grande, Iquique. Province, Chile (IMA No. 2013-070) well formed red brown rhomboedrical crystals with bleu Lavendulan crystals and pink Mg-Koritnigite.

Mineral Data
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Canutite

Formula: 
NaMn3[AsO4][AsO3(OH)]2
Strunz: 
8.00.
Hardness: 
2.5 - 0.0
Streak: 
Pale tan
Type Locality: 
Torrecillas mine, Salar Grande, El Tamarugal Province, Tarapacá Region, Chile

Lavendulan

Formula: 
NaCaCu5(AsO4)4Cl·5H2O
Strunz: 
8.DG.05
Hardness: 
2.5
Type Locality: 
Jáchymov (St Joachimsthal), Jáchymov District (St Joachimsthal), Krušné Hory Mts (Erzgebirge), Karlovy Vary Region, Bohemia (Böhmen; Boehmen), Czech Republic

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