Alumohydrocalcite R070516



Name: Alumohydrocalcite
RRUFF ID: R070516
Ideal Chemistry: CaAl2(CO3)2(OH)4·4H2O
Locality: Mount Hamiliton, Santa Clara County, California, USA
Source: James Shigley [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Radial aggregates of light pink fibers associated with green massive dolomite
Status: The identification of this mineral is not yet confirmed.
Mineral Group: [ Alumohydrocalcite (2) ]
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
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RRUFF ID: R070516
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 40% of 150mW
REFERENCES for Alumohydrocalcite

Anthony J W, Bideaux R A, Bladh K W, and Nichols M C (1990) Handbook of Mineralogy, Mineral Data Publishing, Tucson Arizona, USA, by permission of the Mineralogical Society of America. [view file]

Bilibine G (1926) Alumohydrocalcite - a new species, Zapiski Rossiiskogo Mineralogicheskogo Obshchetstva, 55, 243-258   [view file]

Foshag W F (1928) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 13, 569-570   [view file]

Fleischer M (1955) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 40, 551-554   [view file]

Fleischer M (1963) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 48, 209-217   [view file]

Kautz K (1969) Elektronenbeugung und Infrarot-Untersuchungen an Alumohydrocalcit, Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte, 1969, 130-137

Fleischer M, Chao G Y, Mandarino J A (1976) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 61, 338-341   [view file]

Paar W, Ruscha B S (1977) Ein Vorkommen von Alumohydrocalcit von Chitral, Westpakistan, and neue Beobachtungen an chromhaltigem Alumohydrocalcit von Nowej Rudy, Polen (= Neurode, Schlesien), Aufschluss, 28, 269-272

Fleischer M, Pabst A, White J S (1978) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 63, 793-796   [view file]

International Mineralogical Association (1980) International Mineralogical Association: Commission on new minerals and mineral names, Mineralogical Magazine, 43, 1053-1055   [view file]

Stachowicz M, Parafiniuk J, Wilson C, Coles S, Woźniak K (2015) Applications of Hirshfeld surfaces to mineralogy: An example of alumohydrocalcite, and the classification of the dundasite group minerals, American Mineralogist, 100, 110-119