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Kainite

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Locality: 
Carlsbad Caverns, Eddy County, New Mexico, United States of America
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.4 × 1.3 × 1.1 cm
Description

 Nice piece of kainite 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Kainite

Formula: 
KMg(SO4)Cl·3H2O
Strunz: 
7.DF.10
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
2.5 - 3.0
Streak: 
white
Type Locality: 
Leopoldshall, Stassfurt, Stassfurt Potash deposit, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany
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