Yofortierite R080111



Name: Yofortierite
RRUFF ID: R080111
Ideal Chemistry: (Mn2+,Mg,Fe3+)5Si8O20(OH,H2O)2·7H2O
Locality: Mont Saint-Hilaire, Quebec, Canada
Source: William W. Pinch [view label] [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Orange-brown thin fibers associated with albite
Status: The identification of this mineral is not yet confirmed.
Mineral Groups: [ Palygorskite (2) ] [ Clay (85) ]
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
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RRUFF ID: R080111
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 25% of 150mW
REFERENCES for Yofortierite

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

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]

Perrault G, Harvey Y, Pertsowsky R (1975) La yofortierite, un nouveau silicate hydraté de manganése de St-Hilaire, P.Q., The Canadian Mineralogist, 13, 68-74   [view file]

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

Hawthorne F C, Abdu Y A, Tait K T, Back M E (2013) The crystal structure of yofortierite, The Canadian Mineralogist, 51, 243-251