Ahlfeldite

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Ahlfeldite
General
Category Selenite mineral
Formula
(repeating unit)
(Ni,Co)SeO3·2H2O
Strunz classification 4.JH.10
Crystal system Monoclinic
Crystal class Prismatic (2/m)
(same H-M symbol)
Space group P21/m
Identification
References [1][2][3]

Ahlfeldite ((Ni,Co)[SeO3]·2H2O) is a mineral of secondary origin. It's named after Friedrich Ahlfeld (1892–1982), a German-Bolivian mining engineer and geologist. Its type locality is Virgen de Surumi mine, Pakajake Canyon, Chayanta Province, Potosí Department, Bolivia.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Webmineral.com - Ahlfeldite
  2. ^ Mindat.org - Ahlfeldite
  3. ^ Handbook of Mineralogy - Ahlfeldite