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Haydeeite Mineral Data

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General Haydeeite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Cu3Mg(OH)6Cl2
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 382.25 gm
   Magnesium   6.04 %  Mg   10.02 % MgO
   Copper     49.04 %  Cu   61.39 % CuO
   Hydrogen    1.66 %  H    14.85 % H2O
   Chlorine   17.81 %  Cl   17.81 % Cl
                -   %   Cl   -4.02 % -O=Cl2   
   Oxygen     25.45 %  O
             ______        ______ 
             100.00 %      100.04 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Cu2.95Mg0.95H6.3Cl1.92O6.08
Help on Environment: Environment: Atacamite group
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 2006 (Dana # Added)
Help on Locality: Locality: Haydee mine, 144 km South of Iquique, Tarapac´┐Ż Province, Northern Chile Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the locality
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA2006-046