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Huantajayite

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Name:After the locality at Huantajaya district, Tarapac√°, Chile.
A variety of Halite

A supposed argentian halite which leaves a milky-white suspension of AgCl when dissolved in water.

Classification of Huantajayite

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Other Names for Huantajayite

Synonyms:
Lechedor
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Other Information

Health Warning:No information on health risks for this material has been entered into the database. You should always treat mineral specimens with care.

References for Huantajayite

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Raimondi in Domeyko (1876), Min. Chili, 5th. Appendix.

Raimondi (1878).

Palache, Charles, Harry Berman & Clifford Frondel (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: Halides, Nitrates, Borates, Carbonates, Sulfates, Phosphates, Arsenates, Tungstates, Molybdates, Etc. John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York, 7th edition, revised and enlarged: 4, 6.

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