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Title: Occurrence of a new sulphate mineral: Ca7Na3K(SO4)9 in the Emet borate deposits, western Anatolia (Turkey)
Author: García-Veigas, Francisco Javier
Ortí Cabo, Federico
Rosell, Laura (Rosell i Ortiz)
Gündogan, Ibrahim
Helvaci, Cahit
Keywords: Miocè
Issue Date: 2010
Publisher: Polish Geological Institute-National Research Institute
Abstract: This paper is a preliminary report on the petrographic and geochemical characteristics of a new sulphate mineral associated with lacustrine glauberite layers. This mineral is present in two boreholes recently drilled in the Emet borate district (Mio-cene; western Anatolia , Turkey). The evaporitic succession in these boreholes is mainly formed of a glauber ite-probertiteal-ternation. We suggest the name"emetite", after the town of Emet, for the new sulphate mineral, although the fine crystal size hinders the appropriate chemical and crystallographic characterization required to propose it as a new mineral to the International Mineralogical Association. .
It is part of: Geological Quarterly, 2010, vol. 54, num. 4, p. 431-438
ISSN: 1641-7291
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