Glaucocerinite R060831

Name: Glaucocerinite
RRUFF ID: R060831
Ideal Chemistry: (Zn1-xAlx)(SO4)x/2(OH)2·nH2O (x < 0.5, n > 3x/2)
Locality: Laurion, Greece
Source: Michael Scott S101197 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Light blue botryoidal crusts
Status: The identification of this mineral is not yet confirmed.
Mineral Groups: [ Woodwardite (5) ] [ Hydrotalcite (22) ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R060831
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
REFERENCES for Glaucocerinite

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]

Dittler E, Koechlin R (1932) Über Glaukokerinit, ein neues Mineral von Laurion, Centralblatt für Mineralogie, Geologie und Paläontologie, 1, 13-17   [view file]

Foshag W F (1932) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 17, 495-496   [view file]

Foshag W F (1934) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 19, 555-556   [view file]

Raade G, Elliott C J, Din V K (1985) New data on glaucocerinite, Mineralogical Magazine, 49, 583-590   [view file]

Hawthorne F C, Jambor J L, Bladh K W, Burke E A J, Grice J D, Phillips D, Roberts A C, Schedler R A, Shigley J E (1987) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 72, 1023-1028   [view file]

Mills S J, Christy A G, Génin J -M R, Kameda T, Colombo F (2012) Nomenclature of the hydrotalcite supergroup: natural layered double hydroxides, Mineralogical Magazine, 76, 1289-1336   [view file]