Glauconite R070295

Name: Glauconite
RRUFF ID: R070295
Ideal Chemistry: (K,Na)(Fe3+,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
Locality: Hope Green Point, Coringa island, Queensland, Australia
Source: Michael Scott S104721 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Loose aggregate of dark green grains associated with quartz
Status: The identification of this mineral is not yet confirmed.
Mineral Group: [ mica (50) ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R070295
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
REFERENCES for Glauconite

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]

Rieder M, Cavazzini G, D’Yakonov Y S, Frank-Kamenetskii V A, Gottardt G, Guggenheim S, Koval P V, Muller G, Neiva A M R, Radoslovich E W, Robert J L, Sassi F P, Takeda H, Weiss Z, Wones D R (1998) Nomenclature of the micas, The Canadian Mineralogist, 36, 905-912   [view file]

Longuépée H, Cousineau P A (2006) Constraints on the genesis of ferrian illite and aluminum-rich glauconite: potential impact on sedimentology and isotopic studies, The Canadian Mineralogist, 44, 967-980   [view file]

Drits V A, Zviagina B B, McCarty D K, Salyn A L (2010) Factors responsible for crystal-chemical variations in the solid solutions from illite to aluminoceladonite and from glauconite to celadonite, American Mineralogist, 95, 348-361   [view file]

Tang D, Shi X, Jiang G, Zhou X, Shi Q (2017) Ferruginous seawater facilitates the transformation of glauconite to chamosite: An example from the Mesoproterozoic Xiamaling formation of North China, American Mineralogist, 102, 2317-2332

López-Quirós A, Sánchez-Navas A, Nieto F, Escutia C (2020) New insights into the nature of glauconite, American Mineralogist, 105, 674-686

Baumgartner R J, Cuadros J, Michalski J, Pejcic B, Laukamp C, Hu S, Bourdet J (2022) Chemistry-dependent Raman spectral features of glauconite and nontronite: Implications for mineral identification and provenance analysis, American Mineralogist, 107, 1080-1090