Mineral Information and Data:

Paratooite-(La)
(La,Ca,Na,Sr)6Cu(CO3)8 [CNMNC approved formula]

Named for the locality: Paratoo copper mine, near Yunta, Olary Province, South Australia, Australia.

IMA status : Approved Species 2005 ()
CLASSIFICATION 
Dana
(8th edition) :
14.04.02.02  
  (14) Anhydrous Carbonates
  (14.04) with Compound Formula A+2 B++2 (CO3)4
  (14.04.02)
  
Nickel-Strunz
(10th edition) :
05.AD.20
  (05) Carbonates and Nitrates
  (05.A) Carbonates without additional anions, without H2O
  (05.AD) With rare-earth elements (REE)
  
Crystal system: Orthorhombic System
Point group (H-M): 222 — disphenoidal
  
  
  

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