Willemseite R061112

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Name: Willemseite
RRUFF ID: R061112
Ideal Chemistry: Ni3Si4O10(OH)2
Locality: near Scotia Talc mine, Barberton Mountain, Transvaal, South Africa
Source: Michael Scott S104099 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Green massive
Status: The identification of this mineral is not yet confirmed.
Mineral Groups: [ Clay (87) ] [ Talc (7) ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R061112
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 40% of 150mW
REFERENCES for Willemseite

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]

Fleischer M (1969) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 54, 1737-1742   [view file]

de Waal S A (1970) Nickel minerals from Barberton, South Africa: III. Willemseite, a nickel-rich talc, American Mineralogist, 55, 31-42   [view file]

International Mineralogical Association (1971) International Mineralogical Association: Commission on new minerals and mineral names, Mineralogical Magazine, 38, 102-105   [view file]

Tredoux M, Zaccarini F, Garuti G, Miller D E (2016) Phases in the Ni-Sb-As system which occur in the Bon Accord oxide body, Barberton greenstone belt, South Africa, Mineralogical Magazine, 80, 187-198