Salammoniac (NH4Cl) from Me-Akan-dake Volcano, Hokkaido, Japan

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Authors:Kurosawa, Kunihiko; Okazaki, Noritoshi; Ogino, Tagiru
Author Affiliations:Primary:
Geological Survey of Hokkaido, Sapporo, Japan
Volume Title:Chika Shigen Chosajo Hokoku (Hokkaido) Report of the Geological Survey of Hokkaido
Source:Chika Shigen Chosajo Hokoku (Hokkaido) = Report of the Geological Survey of Hokkaido, Vol.66, p.129-131. Publisher: Hokkaidoritsu Chika Shigen Chosajo, Sapporo, Japan. ISSN: 0441-0785
Publication Date:1994
Note:In Japanese. 7 refs.; illus., incl. 2 tables, sketch map
Summary:Salammoniac was discovered as a sublimate mineral from Ponmachineshiri No.1 Crater of Meakan-dake Volcano in the E part of Hokkaido, N Japan. The gas T was 158°C. Salammoniac is white to colourless and shows granular or elongated form. Chemical composition is NH4 33.97, Na 0.13, Cl 65.82, = 99.92, giving the formula ((NH4)1.01Na0.02)1.03Cl1.00. The observed lines in the XRD powder pattern are 2.742(100), 1.5830(21), 3.877(10), 1.7338(7), 1.9386(5), 1.3706(5) Å; a 3.8772 Å. [H.Mi.]
Subjects:Ammonium ion; Eruptions; Fumaroles; Volcanoes; Volcanology; Asia; Far East; Hokkaido; Japan; Ammonium chloride; Me-Akan-dake; Salammoniac
Coordinates:N433000 N433000 E1440000 E1440000
Abstract Numbers:96M/4581
Record ID:1995043971
Copyright Information:GeoRef, Copyright 2019 American Geosciences Institute. Reference includes data from Mineralogical Abstracts, United Kingdom, Twickenham, United Kingdom
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