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Chlorocalcite from
Mt Vesuvius, Somma-Vesuvius Complex, Naples, Campania, Italy

Locality type:Volcano
Classification
Species:Chlorocalcite
Formula:KCaCl3
Comments:Occurred as a volcanic sublimate.
Confirmation
Validity:Valid - Type Locality
References
References:Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 91; Rossi, M., Nestola, F., Zorzi, F., Lanza, A., Peruzzo, L., Guastoni, A. and Kasatkin, A. (2014) Ghiaraite: A new mineral from Vesuvius volcano, Naples (Italy). American Mineralogist, 99, 519–524.
Associated Minerals:
Associates:Halite
Hematite
Sylvite
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Chlorocalcite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Mt Vesuvius, Somma-Vesuvius Complex, Naples, Campania, Italy
Localities for Chlorocalcite in this Region
Vesuvius fumaroles (Vesuvian fumaroles), Mt Vesuvius, Somma-Vesuvius Complex, Naples, Campania, Italy
 
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