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C7E-AHARowleyite [Na(NH4,K)9Cl4][V5+,4+2(P,As)O8]6·n[H2O,Na,NH4,K,Cl] , Mottramite PbCu(VO4)(OH) , Quartz SiO2Rowley Mine, Theba, Painted Rock Mining District, Painted Rock Mountains, Maricopa Co., Arizona, USA
Field of View: 0.56 mm
Rowleyite crystals (black) on mottramite (olive green) and quartz
Minerals were identified by single-crystal X-ray diffraction.
Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
2020 Curator's Pick
Rowleyite is likely the most porous naturally occurring framework structure known. Rowleyite was awarded the 2017 Mineral-of-the-year by the International Mineralogical Association.
Copyright: © 2017 Photo ID: 1024315 Uploaded by: Aaron Celestian View Count: 61 Approval status: Public galleries Type: Photo - 1600 x 1200 pixels (1.9 Mpix)
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