Glushinskite R060318

Name: Glushinskite
RRUFF ID: R060318
Ideal Chemistry: Mg(C2O4)·2H2O
Locality: Route 238, 25 miles west of Maricopa, Maricopa County, Arizona, USA
Source: Michael Scott S100313 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Colorless granular spherical aggregate
Status: The identification of this mineral is not yet confirmed.
Mineral Groups: [ Humboldtine (3) ] [ Oxalate (13) ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R060318
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
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