Stevensite R070332

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Name: Stevensite
RRUFF ID: R070332
Ideal Chemistry: (Ca,Na)xMg3-ySi4O10(OH)2
Locality: Kovdor, Kola Peninsula, Russia
Source: Michael Scott S100959 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Colorless fine-grained, pseudomorph after pectolite
Status: The identification of this mineral is not yet confirmed.
Mineral Group: [ Clay (87) ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample; Raman spectra overwhelmed by fluorescence

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RRUFF ID: R070332
Sample Description: Unoriented sample; Raman spectra overwhelmed by fluorescence
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
REFERENCES for Stevensite

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]

Leeds A R (1873) Contributions to mineralogy, American Journal of Science and Arts, 6, 22-26   [view file]

Chester A H (1896) Stevensite, in A Dictionary of the Names of Minerals including their History and Etymology John Wiley and Sons New York 257-257   [view file]

Faust G T, Murata K J (1953) Stevensite, redefined as a member of the montmorillonite group, American Mineralogist, 38, 973-987   [view file]

Faust G T, Hathaway J C, Millot G (1959) A restudy of stevensite and allied minerals, American Mineralogist, 44, 342-370   [view file]

Brindley G W, Bish D L, Wan H M (1977) The nature of kerolite, its relation to talc and stevensite, Mineralogical Magazine, 41, 443-452   [view file]

Fonteneau L, Caner L, Petit S, Julliot F, Ploquin F, Fritsch E. (2020) Swelling capacity of mixed talc-like/stevensite layers in white/green clay infillings (“deweylite”/ “garnierite”) from serpentine veins of faulted peridotites, New Caledonia, American Mineralogist, 105, 1536-1546