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Chanabayaite

#39511

Chanabayaite

#39511
Availability
Sold
Size
5 x 3.5 x 3 cm - Miniature 
Formula
CuCl(N3C2H2)(NH3) 0.25H2O (RRUFF)
Locality
Pabellón de Pica, Chanabaya, Iquique, Tarapacá Region, Chile
Tagged
copper

Beautiful blue acicular crystals to about 0.5mm in 1-1.5mm clusters. This is a new IMA mineral published in 2013 by Russian mineralogists. This specimen has a dozen or so bright blue clusters. Excellent rich specimen.

It was described by a host of Russia's foremost mineralogist: Chukanov, N.V., Zubkova, N.V., Möhn, G., Pekov, I.V., Zadov, A.E. and Pushcharovsky, D.Y.  in 2013 in Mineralogical Magazine, 77, 2997-3005.

Type Locality, XRD Confirmed, EDS Confirmed, New IMA

Chanabayaite

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

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Type Locality
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XRD Confirmed
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EDS Confirmed
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New IMA

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