Nickelhexahydrite R060596

Name: Nickelhexahydrite
RRUFF ID: R060596
Ideal Chemistry: Ni(SO4)·6H2O
Locality: Gorner Glacier, Monte Rosa Massif, Zermatt, Matt Valley, Wallis, Switzerland
Source: Michael Scott S100797 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Pale blue granular aggregate
Status: The identification of this mineral is not yet confirmed.
Mineral Group: [ Hexahydrite (4) ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
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REFERENCES for Nickelhexahydrite

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]

Oleinikov B V, Shvartsev S L, Mandrikova N T, Oleinikova N N (1965) Nickelhexahydrite, a new mineral, Zapiski Vsesoyuznogo Mineralogicheskogo Obshchestva, 94, 534-547   [view file]

Fleischer M (1966) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 51, 529-534   [view file]

International Mineralogical Association (1968) International Mineralogical Association: Commission on new minerals and mineral names, Mineralogical Magazine, 36, 1143-1145   [view file]

Angel R J, Finger L W (1988) Polymorphism of nickel sulfate hexahydrate, Acta Crystallographica, C44, 1869-1873