Mineral Information and Data:

Kamchatkite
KCu3O(SO4)2Cl [CNMNC approved formula]

Named for the locality: Tolbachik fissure volcano, Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia.

IMA status : Approved Species 1988 ()
CLASSIFICATION 
Dana
(8th edition) :
30.02.08.01  
  (30) Anhydrous Sulfates Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
  (30.02) where (A B)2 XO4 Zq
  (30.02.08)
  
Nickel-Strunz
(10th edition) :
07.BC.35
  (07) Sulfates (selenates, tellurates, chromates, molybdates, wolframates)
  (07.B) Sulfates (selenates, etc.) with Additional Anions, without H2O
  (07.BC) With medium-sized and large cations
  
Crystal system: Orthorhombic System
Point group (H-M): mm2 — pyramidal
  
  
  
Other Properties: H2O Soluble.

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