Nickelalumite R060573

Name: Nickelalumite
RRUFF ID: R060573
Ideal Chemistry: NiAl4(SO4)(OH)12(H2O)3
Locality: Jomde mine, San Juan County, Utah, USA
Source: Michael Scott S100802 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Aggregates of blue spherulites
Status: The identification of this mineral is not yet confirmed.
Mineral Group: [ Chalcoalumite (4) ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 25% of 150mW
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REFERENCES for Nickelalumite

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

Martini J E J (1980) Mbobomkulite, hydrombobomkulite and nickelalumite, new minerals from Mbobo Mkulu cave, eastern Transvaal, Annals of the Geological Survey of South Africa, 14, issue 2 1-11   [view file]

Fleischer M, Burns R G, Cabri L J, Francis C A, Pabst A (1982) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 67, 413-418   [view file]

Uvarova Y A, Sokolova E, Hawthorne F C, Karpenko V V, Agakhanov A A, Pautov L A (2005) The crystal chemistry of the "nickelalumite"–group minerals, The Canadian Mineralogist, 43, 1511-1519   [view file]

Locock A J, Piilonen P C, Ercit T S, Rowe R (2006) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 91, 216-224   [view file]

Miyawaki R, Hatert F, Pasero M, Mills S J (2022) IMA Commission on New Minerals, Nomenclature and Classification (CNMNC) - Newsletter 70, European Journal of Mineralogy, 34, 591-601   [view file]