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Ameghinite

Nesoborates

Ameghinite, Na is a mineral. It is a soft mineral with a Mohs hardness crystal system.

It was first described in 1967 for an occurrence in the Tincalayu Mine, Salar Del Hombre Muerto, Salta It was named for Argentine geologist brothers, Carlos Ameghino (1865–1936) and Florentino Ameghino (1854–1911).

Identification

Crystal ( diaphaneity )

Monoclinic