Chlorocalcite

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Chlorocalcite
Mineralogical name Chlorocalcite, Baeumlerite
Chemical name
Trivial name
Chemical formula KCaCl3
Other forms
Crystal system orthorhombic
Crystal structure
Deliquescence humidity 20°C
Solubility (g/l) at 20°C
Density (g/cm³) 2.29 g/cm³
Molar volume 81.02 cm3/mol
Molar weight 185.54 g/mol
Transparency
Cleavage
Crystal habit
Twinning
Phase transition
Chemical behavior
Comments
Crystal Optics
Refractive Indices nx=
ny=1.52
nz=
Birefringence
Optical Orientation negative
Pleochroism
Dispersion
Used Literature
[JCPDS:1991]Title: JCPDS Powder Diffraction File 2 (PDF-2)
Link to Google Scholar
[Dana:1951]Title: Dana's System of Mineralogy
Author: Dana J.D.
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Literature

[Dana:1951]Dana E.S. (eds.) Dana J.D. (1951): Dana's System of Mineralogy, 7, Wiley & SonsLink to Google Scholar
[JCPDS:1991] (1991): JCPDS Powder Diffraction File 2 (PDF-2)Link to Google Scholar