Lizardite R060006

Name: Lizardite
RRUFF ID: R060006
Ideal Chemistry: Mg3Si2O5(OH)4
Locality: Snarum, Norway
Source: University of Arizona Mineral Museum 2896
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Green blebs of fine-grained serpentine habit, polytype 1T, associated with pearly hydrotalcite
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
Mineral Groups: [ serpentine (12) ] [ Clay (86) ]
RRUFF ID: R060006.2
Sample Description: Microprobe fragment
Measured Chemistry: (Mg0.94Fe2+0.04Al0.02)3(Si0.97Al0.03)2O5(OH)4
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R060006
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
INFRARED SPECTRUM (Attenuated Total Reflectance) 
RRUFF ID: R060006.1
Sample Description: Powder
Instrument settings: SensIR Durascope on a Nicolet Magna 860 FTIR
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Sample Description: Powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 5.3258(7)Å    b: 5.3258(7)Å    c: 7.273(2)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 120°   Volume: 178.67(6)Å3    Crystal System: hexagonal
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Calculated diffraction file.

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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Lizardite

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]

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Zussman J, Brindley G W, Comer J J (1957) Electron diffraction studies of serpentine minerals, American Mineralogist, 42, 133-153   [view file]

Krstanovic I (1968) Crystal structure of single layer lizardite, Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, 126, 163-169   [view file]

Brindley G W, Wan H-M (1975) Compositions, structures, and thermal behavior of nickel-containing minerals in the lizardite-nepouite series, American Mineralogist, 60, 863-871   [view file]

Bish D L, Brindley G W (1978) Deweylites, mixtures of poorly crystalline hydrous serpentine and talc-like minerals, Mineralogical Magazine, 42, 75-84   [view file]

Caruso L J, Chernosky J V (1979) The stability of lizardite, The Canadian Mineralogist, 17, 757-769   [view file]

Veblen D R, Buseck P R (1979) Serpentine minerals: Intergrowth and new combination structures, Science, 206, 1398-1400   [view file]

Wicks F J (1986) Lizardite and its parent enstatite: a study by X-ray diffraction and transmission electron microscopy, The Canadian Mineralogist, 24, 775-788   [view file]

Mellini M, Zanazzi P F (1989) Effects of pressure on the structure of lizardite-1T, European Journal of Mineralogy, 1, 13-19

O'Hanley D S, Chernosky J V, Wicks F J (1989) The stability of lizardite and chrysotile, The Canadian Mineralogist, 27, 483-493   [view file]

Wicks F J, Kjoller K, Henderson G S (1992) Imaging the hydroxyl surface of lizardite at atomic resolution with the atomic force microscope, The Canadian Mineralogist, 30, 83-91   [view file]

Krstanovic I, Karanovic L (1995) Crystal structure of two lizardites, Mg3Si2O5(OH)4, Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte, 1995, 193-201

O'Hanley D S, Wicks F J (1995) Conditions of formation of lizardite, chrysotile and antigorite, Cassiar, British Columbia, The Canadian Mineralogist, 33, 753-773   [view file]

Bard D, Yarwood J, Tylee B (1997) Asbestos fibre identification by Raman microspectroscopy, Journal of Raman Spectroscopy, 28, 803-809   [link]

O'Hanley D S, Dyar M D (1998) The composition of chrysotile and its relationship with lizardite, The Canadian Mineralogist, 36, 727-798   [view file]

Rinaudo C, Gastaldi D, Belluso E (2003) Characterization of chrysotile, antigorite and lizardite by FT-Raman spectroscopy, The Canadian Mineralogist, 41, 883-890   [view file]

Evans B W (2004) The serpentinite multisystem revisited: chrysotile is metastable, International Geology Review, 46, 479-506

Hamilton V E, McSween H Y, Hapke B (2005) Mineralogy of Martian atmospheric dust inferred from thermal infrared spectra of aerosols, Journal of Geophysical Research, 110, E12006   [link]

Wicks F J, Chatfield E J (2005) Scrolling of thin crystals of lizardite: an expression of internal stress, The Canadian Mineralogist, 43, 1993-2004   [view file]

Auzende A L, Pellenq R J M, Devouard B, Baronnet A, Grauby O (2006) Atomistic calculations of structural and elastic properties of serpentine minerals: the case of lizardite, Physics and Chemistry of Minerals, 33, 266-275

Prencipe M, Noel Y, Bruno M, Dovesi R (2009) The vibrational spectrum of lizardite-1T [Mg3Si2O5(OH)4] at the Γ point: A contribution from an ab initio periodic B3LYP calculation, American Mineralogist, 94, 986-994   [view file]

Laurora A, Brigatti M F, Malferrari D, Galli E, Rossi A, Ferrari M (2011) The crystal chemistry of lizardite-1T from northern Apennines ophiolites near Modena, Italy, The Canadian Mineralogist, 49, 1045-1054   [view file]

Trittschack R, Grobéty B, Koch-Müller M (2012) In situ high-temperature Raman and FTIR spectroscopy of the phase transformation of lizardite, American Mineralogist, 97, 1965-1976   [view file]

Tsuchiya J (2013) A first-principles calculation of the elastic and vibrational anomalies of lizardite under pressure, American Mineralogist, 98, 2046-2052

Wicks F J, Dunn P J, Back M E, Ramik R A (2015) "Maufite" discredited: Not a mineral species but an important interstratified Ni-bearing lizardite + clinochlore, The Canadian Mineralogist, 53, 911-920   [view file]

Baron F, Petit S (2016) Interpretation of the infrared spectra of the lizardite-nepouite series in the near- and mid-infrared range, American Mineralogist, 101, 423-430