Ilesite R070494

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Name: Ilesite
RRUFF ID: R070494
Ideal Chemistry: Mn2+(SO4)·4H2O
Locality: Chvaletice, Pardubice Region, Bohemia (Böhmen; Boehmen), Czech Republic
Source: Michael Scott S102831 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Granular white microcrystals associated with prismatic gypsum crystals
Status: The identification of this mineral is not yet confirmed.
Mineral Group: [ Starkeyite (4) ]
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R070494
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
REFERENCES for Ilesite

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]

Dana J D, Dana E S, Silliman B (1881) Scientific intelligence. Brief notices of some recently described minerals. Ilesite, American Journal of Science, 122, 490-491

Iles M W (1881) A new manganese mineral, American Chemical Journal, 3, 420-422   [view file]

Held P, Bohatý L (2002) Manganese(II) sulfate tetrahydrate (ilesite), Acta Crystallographica, E58, i121-i123

Anderson J L, Peterson R C, Swainson I (2012) The atomic structure of deuterated boyleite ZnSO4·4D2O, ilesite MnSO4·4D2O, and bianchite ZnSO4·6D2O, American Mineralogist, 97, 1905-1914   [view file]