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Parabutlerite from
Alcaparrosa Mine, Cerritos Bayos, Calama, El Loa Province, Antofagasta, Chile

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Parabutlerite
Formula:Fe3+(SO4)(OH) · 2H2O
Comments:Occurs as an 8 inch (~20 cm) thick bed over copiapite, from which it formed through alteration.
Confirmation
Validity:Valid - Type Locality
References
References:Amer.Min.(1938) 23, 742-745; 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: 611.; Kampf, A.R.; Mills, S.J.; Housley, R.M.; Williams, P.A.; Dini, M. (2012): Alcaparrosaite, K3Ti4+Fe3+(SO4)4O(H2O)2, a new hydrophobic Ti4+ sulfate from Alcaparrosa, Chile. Mineralogical Magazine 76, 851-861.
Associated Minerals:
Associates:Copiapite
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Ferricopiapite1 photo of Parabutlerite associated with Ferricopiapite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Parabutlerite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Alcaparrosa Mine, Cerritos Bayos, Calama, El Loa Province, Antofagasta, Chile
Nearest other occurrences of Parabutlerite
34.4km (21.4 miles) Queténa Mine (Queténa Prospect), Toki Cu deposit (Toki Cluster), Chuquicamata District, Calama, El Loa Province, Antofagasta, Chile
48.1km (29.9 miles) Chuquicamata Mine, Chuquicamata District, Calama, El Loa Province, Antofagasta, Chile
 
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