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Alunite

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Alunite

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Locality: 
El Guanaco Mine, Guanaco, Santa Catalina, Antofagasta Province, Antofagasta Region, Chile
Class: 
Massive/Crystalline
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.8 × 1 × 1 cm
Description

Pink alunite crystals on matrix

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Alunite

Formula: 
KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Strunz: 
7.BC.10
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Allumiere Quarries, Tolfa, Rome Province, Latium, Italy
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