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Dietzeite

#BAC60673

Dietzeite

#BAC60673
Availability
Sold
Size
3.1 x 2.6 x 2 cm - Thumbnail 
Formula
Ca2(IO3)2CrO4·H2O (RRUFF)
Locality
Salar de Mirage, Marie Elena, Atacama, Chile

Lemon yellow acicular or fibrous crystal groups to 1mm. Dietzeite is a rare iodate-chromate found in dry environments. It only occurs in Chile.

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Dietzeite

Formula
Ca2(IO3)2CrO4·H2
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Cleavage
Indistinct, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
golden yellow 
Streak
light yellow 
Class
Monoclinic - Prismatic 
Fracture
Conchoidal 
Hardness
3.5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
William & Anne Cook Collection
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