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Saltonseaite with Sylvite - Sold

Saltonseaite is a potassium sodium manganese chloride, isostructural with rinneite (its iron analog). Kampf et al. (2012) named the mineral for its type locality at the Salton Sea. The mineral and its associate here, sylvite, are both water soluble.

Saltonseaite forms an orange aggregate of grains > 1 mm underlying cubes of sylvite to 3 mm. From the collection of E.R. Laskowski (1949-2020), a mining engineer who retired to Tucson, Arizona.