University of Hamburg Mineralogical Museum of the University of Hamburg
Mineral name
 
Belloite
Belloite crystals (picture 1 cm); Belloite (yellowish green) with paratacamite (green) and nitratine (white) (sample 12 cm)
Hölzel-No.
 
3.CB.100
Type of specimen
 
CT
IMA-No. / Accepted
 
98-054 / 1999
Chemical formula
 
Cu(OH)Cl
Type locality
 
Chile, Antofagasta region, Sierra Gorda, La Vendida mine
Associated minerals
 
Nitratine, paratacamite, atacamite, gunnigite, alunite, natrojarosite
Collection
 
Mineralogisches Museum - Universit├Ąt Hamburg
Contact person
 
Prof. Dr. Jochen Schl├╝ter
Catalogue−No. / Site
 
MMHH C9828c/ Tresor des Museums
Nature of 
type specimen

 
Mineral specimen
References

Belloite, Cu(OH)Cl, a new mineral from Sierra Gorda, Antofagasta, Chile.
J. Schlüter, K.-H. Klaska, G. Gebhard (2000)
N. Jb. Miner. Mh., 2, 67-73
Notes / Further information

Discovered by Georg Gebhard, Waldbröl, Germany, on dumps of the La Vendita mine in spring 1998.
Last update 27. April 2022 by A. Matthies Imprint (german)