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Gordaite On Alunite

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Gordaite On Alunite

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Description
Locality: 
San Francisco Mine, Caracoles, Sierra Gorda, Antofagasta Province, Antofagasta Region, Chile
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2.5 × 2.2 × 1.4 cm
Description

Gordaite crystals on alunite

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Gordaite

Formula: 
NaZn4(SO4)(OH)6Cl·6H2O
Strunz: 
7.DF.50
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
2.5
Type Locality: 
San Francisco Mine (Beatrix Mine), Caracoles, Sierra Gorda District, Antofagasta Province, Antofagasta Region, Chile

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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