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An alteration product of cordierite (compare also pinite).
Originally described from Falu mine, Falun, Dalarna, Sweden.
Classification of Fahlunite
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Chemical Properties of Fahlunite
|Essential elements:||Al, H, Mg, O, Si|
|All elements listed in formula:||Al, Fe, H, Mg, O, Si|
Other Names for Fahlunite
|Health Warning:||No information on health risks for this material has been entered into the database. You should always treat mineral specimens with care.|
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Localities for Fahlunite
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(TL) indicates type locality. ? indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. All other localities listed without reference should be considered as uncertain and unproven until references can be found.
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Locality Updated: San Miguel Mine, Moctezuma, Mun. de Moctezuma, Sonora, MexicoFrom David Von Bargen, 24th May 2013 23:52:46