Jamborite R070619

Name: Jamborite
RRUFF ID: R070619
Ideal Chemistry: Ni2+1-xCo3+x(OH)2-x(SO4)x·nH2O [x ≤ 1/3 n; ≤ (1-x)]
Locality: Eugenia mine, Bellmunt del Priorat, Tarragona, Catalonia, Spain
Source: Joan Abella i Creus [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Spinach-green radiating aggregates, associated with dolomite. Sample appears to be amorphous.
Status: The identification of this mineral is not yet confirmed.
Mineral Group: [ Hydrotalcite (22) ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R070619
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 80% of 150mW
REFERENCES for Jamborite

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

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Glemser O, Einerhand J (1950) Die struktur höherer nickelhydroxyde, Zeitschrift für Anorganische und Allgemeine Chemie, 261, 43-51

Morandi N, Dalrio G (1973) Jamborite: A new nickel hydroxide mineral from the Northern Apennines, Italy, American Mineralogist, 58, 835-839   [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]

Williams P A, Hatert F, Pasero M, Mills S J (2014) IMA Commission on new minerals, nomenclature and classification (CNMNC) Newsletter 21. New minerals and nomenclature modifications approved in 2014, Mineralogical Magazine, 78, 797-804   [view file]

Bindi L, Christy A G, Mills S J, Ciriotti M E, Bittarello E (2015) New compositional and structural data validate the status of jamborite, The Canadian Mineralogist, 53, 791-802   [view file]

Hazen R M, Hystad G, Golden J J, Hummer D R, Liu C, Downs R T, Morrison S M, Ralph J, Grew E S (2017) Cobalt mineral ecology, American Mineralogist, 102, 108-116   [view file]