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Copiapite & Metavoltine

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Copiapite & Metavoltine

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Description
Locality: 
La Compania Mine, Sierra Gorda, Antofagasta Region, Chile
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
8 × 3.5 × 3 cm
Description

Sharp, lustrous, mica-like crystals of copiapite, accompanied by kröhnkite and coquimbite and metavoltine.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Copiapite

Formula: 
Fe2+Fe3+4(SO4)6(OH)2·20H2O
Strunz: 
7.DB.35
Hardness: 
2.5 - 3.0
Type Locality: 
Copiapó Province, Atacama Region, Chile

Metavoltine

Formula: 
Na6K2FeFe6(SO4)12O2·18H2O
Strunz: 
7.DF.35
Hardness: 
2.5
Type Locality: 
Zagh Mine (Tangeh Zagh mine; Madeni Zakh), Haji Abad town, Bandar Abbas (Bandar-e Abbas), Bandar-Abbas County, Hormozgan Province, Iran

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