Formula : CaMg3(CO3)4

Space group: 
Trigonal - TrapezohedralH-M Symbol (3 2) Space Group: R 32
High temperature: 
It is a low temperature mineral, its stablity at room temperature is possible.
Geological context: 
It is a low temperature mineral, its stability at room temperature is possible.Occurs as a cave carbonate in areas where the country rocks are magnesium-rich; as a near-surface weathering product of magnesium-rich rocks such as brucite, marbles, dolomites, serpentinites, or magnesite; as a diagenetic mineral in recent sediment sequences; and as a sabkha mineral associated with evaporitic magnesite in desert.

Dernière mise à jour le 25.01.2021


T(°C) 0 25 60 100 150 200 250 300
log10K 13.69 11.01 7.66 4.30 0.55 -3.00 -6.63 -10.77