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Chanabayaite

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Formula:
CuCl(N
 
3
C
 
2
H
 
2
)(NH
 
3
)·0.25H
 
2
O
System:Orthorhombic
This page provides mineralogical data about Chanabayaite.

Classification of Chanabayaite

IMA status:Approved 2013
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Type Occurrence of Chanabayaite

Type Locality:Pabellón de Pica, Chanabaya, Iquique Province, Tarapacá Region, Chile
Place of Conservation of Type Material:Type material is deposited in the collections of the Fersman Mineralogical Museum of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia, registration number 4418/1

Crystallography of Chanabayaite

Crystal System:Orthorhombic
Class (H-M):mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) - Dipyramidal
Space Group:Imma
Space Group Setting:Imma
Cell Parameters:a = 19.484(3) Å, b = 7.2136(10) Å, c = 11.999(4) Å
Ratio:a:b:c = 2.701 : 1 : 1.663
Unit Cell Volume:V 1,686.46 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)
X-Ray Powder Diffraction:
d-spacingIntensity
10.19(100)
6.189(40)
5.729(23)
5.216(75)
4.964(20)
2.870(14)
2.830(20)
2.611(24)
Comments:From Type Description.

Chemical Properties of Chanabayaite

Formula:
CuCl(N
 
3
C
 
2
H
 
2
)(NH
 
3
)·0.25H
 
2
O
Simplified for copy/paste:CuCl(N3C2H2)(NH3)·0.25H2O
Essential elements:C, Cl, Cu, H, N, O
All elements listed in formula:C, Cl, Cu, H, N, O

Other Names for Chanabayaite

Synonyms:
IMA2013-065
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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 Chanabayaite

Reference List:

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Chukanov, N.V., Zubkova, N.V., Möhn, G., Pekov, I.V., Zadov, A.E. and Pushcharovsky, D.Y. (2013) Chanabayaite, IMA 2013-065. CNMNC Newsletter No. 17, October 2013, page 3004; Mineralogical Magazine, 77, 2997-3005.

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  • Localities for Chanabayaite

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    Chile
     
    • Tarapacá Region
      • Iquique Province
        • Chanabaya
    Chukanov, N.V., Zubkova, N.V., Möhn, G., Pekov, I.V., Zadov, A.E. and Pushcharovsky, D.Y. (2013) Chanabayaite, IMA 2013-065. CNMNC Newsletter No. 17, October 2013, page 3004; Mineralogical Magazine, 77, 2997-3005.
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