Reevesite R070678

Name: Reevesite
RRUFF ID: R070678
Ideal Chemistry: Ni6Fe3+2(CO3)(OH)16·4H2O
Locality: Otway Prospect, Nullagine Region, Western Australia, Australia
Source: Michael Scott S104318 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Massive, golden-brown veinlet; associated with chrysotile/serpentine
Status: The identification of this mineral is not yet confirmed.
Mineral Group: [ Hydrotalcite (22) ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R070678
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 40% of 150mW
REFERENCES for Reevesite

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]

White J S, Henderson E P, Mason B (1967) Secondary minerals produced by weathering of the Wolf Creek meteorite, American Mineralogist, 52, 1190-1197   [view file]

de Waal S A, Viljoen E A (1971) Nickel minerals from Barberton, South Africa: IV. Reevesite, a member of the hydrotalcite group, American Mineralogist, 56, 1077-1081   [view file]

Taylor H F W (1973) Crystal structures of some double hydroxide minerals, Mineralogical Magazine, 39, 377-389   [view file]

Bish D L, Livingstone A (1981) The crystal chemistry and paragenesis of honessite and hydrohonessite: the sulphate analogues of reevesite, Mineralogical Magazine, 44, 339-343   [view file]

Song Y, Moon H S (1998) Additional data on reevesite and its Co-analogue, as a new member of the hydrotalcite group, Clay Minerals, 33, 285-296   [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]