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Colimaite

Sulfide mineral

Colimaite, the naturally occurring analog of synthetic K3VS4, is a sulfide mineral. The potassium was collected from the crater of the Colima volcano. The mineral colimaite is named after the locality of this volcano and has been approved in 2007, along with its mineral name, by the Commission on New Minerals, Nomenclature and Classification (CNMNC). It has been given the International Mineralogical Association number of IMA 2007-045.

Identification

Color of mineral

Golden

The streak

Yellow
Green

Luster ( interacts light )

Greasy
Resinous

Crystal ( diaphaneity )

Orthorhombic