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Amarantite Hohmannite & Chalcanthite

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Amarantite Hohmannite & Chalcanthite

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Description
Locality: 
Queténa Mine, Chuquicamata, El Loa Province, Antofagasta Region, Chile
Class: 
Combination
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6.5 × 5 × 3.3 cm
Weight: 
74.00gr
Description

Very nice orange-brown amarantite on blue chalcanthite. Associated with beige-brown hohmannite/metahomannite, copiapite and supposedly kornelite and picromerite.

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Mineral Data
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Amarantite

Formula: 
Fe3+2(SO4)2O·7H2O
Strunz: 
7.DB.30
Crystal System: 
Triclinic
Hardness: 
2.5
Type Locality: 
Caracoles, Sierra Gorda District, Antofagasta Province, Antofagasta Region, Chile

Hohmannite

Formula: 
Fe3+2(SO4)2O·8H2O
Strunz: 
7.DB.30
Hardness: 
3.0
Type Locality: 
Sierra Gorda District, Antofagasta Province, Antofagasta Region, Chile

Chalcanthite

Formula: 
CuSO4·5H2O
Strunz: 
7.CB.20
Crystal System: 
Triclinic - Pinacoidal
Hardness: 
2.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Chuquicamata Mine, Chuquicamata District, Calama, El Loa Province, Antofagasta Region, Chile

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