Theophrastite R070699

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Name: Theophrastite
RRUFF ID: R070699
Ideal Chemistry: Ni(OH)2
Locality: Lord Brassey mine, Heazlewood, Tasmania, Australia
Source: Michael Scott S102620 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Green botryoidal aggregates coating magnetite
Status: The identification of this mineral is not yet confirmed.
Mineral Group: [ Brucite (5) ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R070699
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
REFERENCES for Theophrastite

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]

Marcopoulos T, Economou M (1981) Theophrastite, Ni(OH)2, a new mineral from northern Greece, American Mineralogist, 66, 1020-1021   [view file]

Murli C, Sugandhi V, Garg N, Sharma S M, Sikka S K (1998) Spectroscopic study of ß-Ni(OH)2 under pressure, Pramana- Journal of Physics, 50, 213-220

Ramesh T N, Kamath P V, Shivakumara C (2006) Classification of stacking faults and their stepwise elimination during the disorder –› order transformation of nickel hydroxide, Acta Crystallographica, B62, 530-536