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Kainite

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Description
Locality: 
Hattorf Potash Works, Phillippsthal, Hersfeld-Rotenburg, Kassel Region, Hesse, Germany
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2.2 × 1.4 × 0.8 cm
Description

Clear 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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