University of Hamburg Mineralogical Museum of the University of Hamburg
Mineral name
 
Changoite
Length: 30 mm
Hölzel-No.
 
7.CD.730
Type of specimen
 
HT
IMA-No. / Accepted
 
97-041 / 1998
Chemical formula
 
Na2Zn(SO4)2·4H2O
Type locality
 
Chile, Antofagasta region, Sierra Gorda, San Francisco mine
Associated minerals
 
Thenardite, gypsum
Collection
 
Mineralogisches Museum - Universit├Ąt Hamburg
Contact person
 
Prof. Dr. Jochen Schl├╝ter
Catalogue−No. / Site
 
MMHH C1/97 / Tresor des Museums
Nature of 
type specimen

 
Crystal aggegate
References

Changoite, Na2Zn(SO4)2·4H2O, a new mineral from Sierra Gorda, Antofagasta, Chile.
J. Schlüter, K.-H. Klaska, G. Gebhard (1999)
N. Jb. Miner. Mh., 3, 97-103
Notes / Further information

Discovered by Georg Gebhard, Waldbröl, Germany, on the dumps of the San Francisco mine, Sierra Gorda, Chile, in 1997.
Last update 27. April 2022 by A. Matthies Imprint (german)