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Carola Mine (Königin Carola Mine; Paul Berndt Mine), Freital, Dresden, Saxony, Germany
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A group of complex, cubic or tetragonal-pseudocubic metal sulphate hydrates.
A large number of synthetic members is known since the 1930s; they are either cubic or pseudocubic.
Synthetic crystals often contain a cubic core and tetragonal outer sectors (Majzlan et al., 2013).
Classification of Voltaite Group
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Relationship of Voltaite Group to other Species
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References for Voltaite Group
Majzlan, J., Schlicht, H., Wierzbicka-Wieczorek, M., Giester, G., Pöllmann, H., Brömme, B., Doyle, S., Buth, G., Bender Koch, C. (2013): A contribution to the crystal chemistry of the voltaite group: solid solutions, Mössbauer and infrared spectra, and anomalous anisotropy. Mineralogy and Petrology, 107, 221-233.
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Localities for Voltaite Group
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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: Challenge deposit, Emerald Lake Hills, San Mateo Co., California, USAFrom Brent Thorne, 7th Dec 2013 23:31:03