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Huenite from
San Samuel Mine ("San Manuel Mine"), Carrera Pinto, Cachiyuyo de Llampos district, Copiapó Province, Atacama, Chile

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Huenite
Formula:Cu4(MoO4)3(OH)2
Chemical Analyses:
Empirical formulae:
1(Cu3.519Fe2+0.403)Σ3.922(Mo2.907S0.090Si0.003)Σ3.000O12·(OH)2.229
Sample references:
SampleReference
1Type SpecimenVignola, P., Rotiroti, N., Gatta, G.D., Risplendente, A., Hatert, F., Bersani, D., Mattioli, V. (2019): Huenite, Cu4Mo3O12(OH)2, a New Copper-molybdenum Oxy-hydroxide Mineral from the San Samuel Mine, Carrera Pinto, Cachiyuyo De Llampos District, Copiapo Province, Atacama Region, Chile. Canadian Mineralogist, 57: 467-474.
Confirmation
Validity:Valid - Type Locality
References
References:Vignola, P., Gatta, G.D., Merlini, M., Rotiroti, N., Hatert, F., Bersani, D., Risplendente, A., Gentile, P., Pavese, A. (2016): Huenite, IMA 2015-122. CNMNC Newsletter No. 31, June 2016, page 692; Mineralogical Magazine: 80: 691–697; Vignola, P., Rotiroti, N., Gatta, G.D., Risplendente, A., Hatert, F., Bersani, D., Mattioli, V. (2019): Huenite, Cu4Mo3O12(OH)2, a New Copper-molybdenum Oxy-hydroxide Mineral from the San Samuel Mine, Carrera Pinto, Cachiyuyo De Llampos District, Copiapo Province, Atacama Region, Chile. Canadian Mineralogist, 57, 467-474.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Huenite data
Locality Data:Click here to view San Samuel Mine ("San Manuel Mine"), Carrera Pinto, Cachiyuyo de Llampos district, Copiapó Province, Atacama, Chile
 
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