Swinefordite R070707



Name: Swinefordite
RRUFF ID: R070707
Ideal Chemistry: Ca0.2(Li,Al,Mg,Fe)3(Si,Al)4O10(OH,F)2·nH2O
Locality: Foote Lithium Co. mine, Kings Mountain District, Cleveland County, North Carolina, USA
Source: Michael Scott S102226 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Gunmetal dark grey with brownish tint; massive curled and folded sheets associated with quartz
Status: The identification of this mineral is not yet confirmed.
Mineral Groups: [ Clay (87) ] [ Smectite-vermiculite (8) ]
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
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RRUFF ID: R070707
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
REFERENCES for Swinefordite

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]

Tien P L, Leavens P B, Nelen J A (1975) Swinefordite, a dioctahedral-trioctahedral Li-rich member of the smectite group from Kings Mountain, North Carolina, American Mineralogist, 60, 540-547   [view file]