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Unnamed (Zn-analogue of Ktenasite)

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Formula:
Zn(Zn,Cu)
 
4
(SO
 
4
)
 
2
(OH)
 
6
· 6H
 
2
O
Colour:White
Name:For being the Zn-dominant analogue of ktenasite.


For comments on crystal chemistry, see ktenasite.

Classification of Unnamed (Zn-analogue of Ktenasite)

IMA status:Not Approved
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Physical Properties of Unnamed (Zn-analogue of Ktenasite)

Colour:White

Chemical Properties of Unnamed (Zn-analogue of Ktenasite)

Formula:
Zn(Zn,Cu)
 
4
(SO
 
4
)
 
2
(OH)
 
6
· 6H
 
2
O
Simplified for copy/paste:Zn(Zn,Cu)4(SO4)2(OH)6·6H2O
Essential elements:H, O, S, Zn
All elements listed in formula:Cu, H, O, S, Zn

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 Unnamed (Zn-analogue of Ktenasite)

Reference List:

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Livingstone, A. (1991): The zinc analogue of ktenasite from Smallcleugh and Brownley Hill mines, Nenthead, Cumbria. J. Russell Soc. 4, 13-15.

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    Livingstone, A. (1991): The zinc analogue of ktenasite from Smallcleugh and Brownley Hill mines, Nenthead, Cumbria. J. Russell Soc. 4, 13-15.
    Livingstone, A. (1991) The zinc analogue of ktenasite from Smallcleugh and Brownley Hill mines, Nenthead, Cumbria. Journal of the Russell Society. 4, 13-15
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