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Creedite

Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

Creedite (Ca3Al2SO4(F,OH)10·2(H2O), is a sulfate and halide mineral that forms as white to purple crystals. It is named after Fluorspar Co. Mine at Creede Quadrangle, Colorado, the place where it was first discovered in 1916.

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  • Title: Creedite
  • Location: Karagandy, Kazakhstan, Asia
  • Type: Mineral
  • Rights: This image was obtained from the Smithsonian Institution. The image or its contents may be protected by international copyright laws. http://www.si.edu/termsofuse
  • External Link: View this object record in the Smithsonian Institution Collections Search Center
  • USNM Catalog Number(s): 171131
  • Photo Credit: Smithsonian Institution National Museum of Natural History
  • Field: Mineral Sciences

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