Motukoreaite R070337

Name: Motukoreaite
RRUFF ID: R070337
Ideal Chemistry: Mg6Al3(OH)18[Na(H2O)6](SO4)2·6H2O
Locality: Motukorea (Brown's Island), near Auckland, New Zealand
Source: Michael Scott S100081 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Very pale yellow cement to microcrystalline
Status: The identification of this mineral is not yet confirmed.
Mineral Group: [ Woodwardite (5) ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R070337
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
REFERENCES for Motukoreaite

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]

Rodgers K A, Chisholm J E, Davis R J, Nelson C S (1977) Motukoreaite, a new hydrated carbonate, sulphate, and hydroxide of Mg and Al from Auckland, New Zealand, Mineralogical Magazine, 41, 389-390   [view file]

Fleischer M, Cabri L J (1978) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 63, 598-600   [view file]

Rius J, Plana F (1986) Contribution to the superstructure resolution of the double layer mineral motukoreaite, Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte, 1986, 263-272

Hawthorne F C, Jambor J L, Bladh K W, Burke E A J, Grice J D, Phillips D, Roberts A C, Schedler R A, Shigley J E (1987) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 72, 1023-1028   [view file]

Zamarreño I, Plana F, Vasquez A, Clague D A (1989) Motukoreaite: a common alteration product in submarine basalts, American Mineralogist, 74, 1054-1058   [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]

Wachowiak J, Pieczka A (2016) Motukoreaite from the Kłodawa Salt Dome, Central Poland, Mineralogical Magazine, 80, 277-289