Hisingerite R070126

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Name: Hisingerite
RRUFF ID: R070126
Ideal Chemistry: Fe2Si2O5(OH)4·2H2O
Locality: Nickel Plate mine, Hedley, British Columbia, Canada
Source: Lloyd Twaites LT 1487 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Chocolate brown hexagonal prismatic crystal, appearing to have replaced quartz. Amorphous
Status: The identification of this mineral is not yet confirmed.
Mineral Groups: [ Kaolinite (7) ] [ Clay (86) ]
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R070126
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
REFERENCES for Hisingerite

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]

Berzelius J (1819) Hisingrit, in Nouveau Système de Minèralogie Méquignon-Marvis Paris 210-210   [view file]

Hisinger W (1828) Analyse des mit dem Namen Hisingerit belegten Eisensilicats, Annalen der Physik und Chemie, 13, 505-508   [view file]

Whelan J A, Goldich S S (1961) New data for hisingerite and neotocite, American Mineralogist, 46, 1412-1423   [view file]

Lindqvist B, Jansson S (1962) On the crystal chemistry of hisingerite, American Mineralogist, 47, 1356-1362   [view file]

Welin E (1968) Notes on the mineralogy of Sweden 6. X-ray powder data for minerals from Långban and the related mineral deposits of Central Sweden, Arkiv för Mineralogi och Geologi, 4, 499-541

Dunn P J, Grice J D, Fleischer M, Pabst A (1984) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 69, 210-215   [view file]

Farmer V C (1992) Possible confusion between so-called ferrihydrites and hisingerites, Clay Minerals, 27, 373-378

Eggleton R A, Tilley D B (1998) Hisingerite: A ferric kaolin mineral with curved morphology, Clays and Clay Minerals, 46, 400-413   [view file]

Holtstam D (2023) Prehistory of an enigmatic mineral: hisingerite, GFF, 144, 2187079   [link]   [view file]