Kaatialaite , a new ferric arsenate mineral from Finland

  • KnrsrrANSEN Postboks, Vrcron K. DrN
  • Published 2007
Kaatialaite occurs admixed with arsenolite and other minor phases as a pale gray to yellow powdery weathering product on ldllingite from the granite pegmatite at Kaatiala, Kuortane, W. Finland. Microchemical analysis yields a formula close to FeAs3Oe ' 6H2O (or Fe(H2AsO4)3 . 3H2O) for the natural material. The X-ray powder pattern is identical with that of… CONTINUE READING