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A group of triclinic pentahydrated metal(II) sulphates with the above general formula, where M = Mg, Cu, Mn, Fe.
Isotypic synthetic selenates are known.
Classification of Chalcanthite Group
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Chemical Properties of Chalcanthite Group
|Simplified for copy/paste:||M2+SO4·5H2O|
Relationship of Chalcanthite Group to other Species
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References for Chalcanthite Group
Beevers and Lipson (1934) Proceedings of the Royal Society of london: 146A: 570.
Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II. John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York, 7th edition, revised and enlarged, 1124 pp.: 487.
Internet Links for Chalcanthite Group
Localities for Chalcanthite Group
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