Eastonite R100078



Name: Eastonite
RRUFF ID: R100078
Ideal Chemistry: KAlMg2(Si2Al2)O10(OH)2
Locality: C.K. Williams & Co. quarry, Northampton County, Pennsylvania, USA
Source: Jeff Weissman [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Yellowish-green platy
Status: The identification of this mineral is not yet confirmed.
Mineral Group: [ mica (49) ]
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample
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RRUFF ID: R100078
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Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
REFERENCES for Eastonite

Winchell A N (1925) Studies in the mica group - Part 1, American Journal of Science, 9, 309-327   [view file]

Livi K J T, Veblen D R (1987) “Eastonite” from Easton, Pennsylvania: A mixture of phlogopite and a new form of serpentine, American Mineralogist, 72, 113-125   [view file]

Rieder M, Cavazzini G, D’Yakonov Y S, Frank-Kamenetskii V A, Gottardt G, Guggenheim S, Koval P V, Muller G, Neiva A M R, Radoslovich E W, Robert J L, Sassi F P, Takeda H, Weiss Z, Wones D R (1998) Nomenclature of the micas, The Canadian Mineralogist, 36, 905-912   [view file]