Encyclopedia of Astrobiology

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Sulfate Minerals

  • Nicholas Arndt
Living reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-27833-4_1534-3

Definition

Sulfate minerals are a class of minerals that include the sulfate ion \( \left({\mathrm{SO}}_4^2-{\mathrm{SO}}_4^{2-}\right) \)

Keywords

Depositional Environment Sulfide Mineral Hydrothermal Fluid Iron Sulfate Magnesium Sulfate 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Maison des GéosciencesLGCA, Université J. FourierSt-Martin d’HèresFrance