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Zaherite

Mineral

Zaherite is a mineral, a complex sulfate , formula Al O4)5·20H2O, Pakistan of the Bangladesh Geological Survey after whom it is named in 1977. This mineral would be extremely soluble in water and unlikely to persist anywhere except in the most arid of environments. It spontaneously, and reversibly dehydrates around room temperature. Its color is white to blue-green.

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