Dwornikite R070379

Name: Dwornikite
RRUFF ID: R070379
Ideal Chemistry: Ni(SO4)·H2O
Locality: Lipovka Mine (Lipovskaya Mine; Lipovaya Mine), Lipovka pegmatite field, Rezh District, Central Urals, Urals Region, Russia
Source: Michael Scott S103816 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Grayish green coating on acicular millerite
Status: The identification of this mineral is not yet confirmed.
Mineral Group: [ Kieserite (4) ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R070379
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
REFERENCES for Dwornikite

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]

Milton C, Evans H T, Johnson R G (1982) Dwornikite, (Ni,Fe)SO4·H2O, a member of the kieserite group from Minasragra, Peru, Mineralogical Magazine, 46, 351-355   [view file]

Dunn P J, Fleischer M (1983) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 68, 642-645   [view file]

Wildner M, Giester G (1991) The crystal structures of kieserite-type compounds. I. Crystal structures of Me(II)SO4·H2O (Me = Mn, Fe, Co, Ni, Zn), Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte, 1991, 296-306

Talla D, Balla M, Aicher C, Lengauer C L, Wildner M (2020) Structural and spectroscopic study of the kieserite-dwornikite solid-solution series, (Mg,Ni)SO4┬ĚH2O, at ambient and low temperatures, with cosmochemical implications for icy moons and Mars, American Mineralogist, 105, 1472-1489