Mineral Information and Data:

Chloraluminite
AlCl3 • 6H2O [CNMNC approved formula]

Named for CHLORine and ALUMINum in its composition.

IMA status : Valid species (Pre-IMA 1874) Grandfathered
CLASSIFICATION 
Dana
(8th edition) :
09.03.03.01  
  (09) Anhydrous and Hydrated Halides
  (09.03)
  (09.03.03)
  
Nickel-Strunz
(10th edition) :
03.BC.05
  (03) Halides
  (03.B) Simple Halides, with H2O
  (03.BC) M:X = 1:3
  
Crystal system: Trigonal System
Point group (H-M): 3m (or 3 2/m) — hexagonal-scalenohedral
  
  
  
Other Properties: H2O Soluble.

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