Thenardite?

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Thenardite?

Postby Vadosian » Sep 23, 2006 8:13 pm

Hello Cavers & Geologists,

Recently, while exploring a fairly large lava tube, I encountered a white, frothy, cotton-candy looking mineral on the cave floor that I assume is thenardite. It looked very fragile. What are the conditions necessary for the formation of this mineral?

Thanks for your input.

Jim :looking:
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Postby bigalpha » Sep 23, 2006 9:44 pm

Jim -

just did a quick search and came up with this info page on mindat:

http://www.mindat.org/show.php?id=3935

**edit**

On another quick search, I netted this site:

http://www.galleries.com/minerals/sulfa ... enardi.htm
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Postby Vadosian » Sep 25, 2006 3:56 pm

Thanks much BigAlpha.

Great links.

Jim
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Postby bigalpha » Sep 25, 2006 4:38 pm

np Jim.
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