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Mn analogue of rinneite.

Classification of Saltonseaite

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First Recorded Occurrence of Saltonseaite

Place of Conservation of First Recorded Material:
Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, Los Angeles, California, USA, catalogue number 23604

Museum Victoria, Melbourne, Australia, catalogue number M51615

Crystallography of Saltonseaite

Crystal System:
Class (H-M):
3m (3 2/m) - Hexagonal Scalenohedral
Space Group:
Space Group Setting:
Cell Parameters:
a = 12.0966(5) Å, c = 13.9555(10) Å
a:c = 1 : 1.154
Unit Cell Volume:
V 1,768.49 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)
X-Ray Powder Diffraction Data:
5.831 (61)
3.498 (25)
2.851 (68)
2.689 (32)
2.625 (62)
2.542 (100)
1.983 (32)
1.384 (22)

Chemical Properties of Saltonseaite

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All elements listed in formula:

Relationship of Saltonseaite to other Species

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Other Information

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

References for Saltonseaite

Reference List:
Kampf, A.R., Mills, S.J., Nestola, F., Kasatkin, A. (2012) Saltonseaite, IMA 2011-104. CNMNC Newsletter No. 13, June 2012, page 809; Mineralogical Magazine, 76, 807-817.

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Localities for Saltonseaite

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(TL) indicates type locality for a valid mineral species. (FRL) indicates first recorded locality for everything else. ? 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.
  • California
    • Imperial Co.
Kampf, A.R., Mills, S.J., Nestola, F., Kasatkin, A. (2012) Saltonseaite, IMA 2011-104. CNMNC Newsletter No. 13, June 2012, page 809; Mineralogical Magazine, 76, 807-817.
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