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Comments: Network of white or slightly grayish sal-ammoniac crystals with some sulfur.
Location: Ravat, Tien Shan Mtns, Central Tajikistan.
Scale: 6 x 4 x 3 cm.
© John Attard
Salammoniac: NH4Cl Erythrosiderite: K2Fe+++Cl5·(H2O)
Comments: Orange-brown aggregates of erythrosiderite with sal ammoniac. Material from the 1926 eruption of the Erythrosiderite is hygroscopic and must be stored in a closed vial. The photo was made through the vial.
Location: Vesuvius, Naples Province, Campania, Italy.
Scale: Picture size 4 mm.
© Thomas Witzke / Abraxas-Verlag