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Tobermorite from
Wessels Mine (Wessel's Mine), Hotazel, Kalahari manganese field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

Mineral Species
Species:Tobermorite
Formula:[Ca4Si6O17 · 2H2O]·(Ca·3H2O)
Description
Quality of samples:not specified / average specimens
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Gutzmer, J. & Cairncross, B. (1993): Recent discoveries from the Wessels mine South Africa. Mineralogocal Record 24 (5): 365-368; Merlino, S., Bonaccorsi, E., & Armbruster, T. (2001). The real structure of tobermorite 11Å normal and anomalous forms, OD character and polytypic modifications. European Journal of Mineralogy, 13(3), 577-590.; Biagioni, C., Bonaccorsi, E., Lezzerini, M., Merlini, M., & Merlino, S. (2012). Thermal behaviour of tobermorite from N’Chwaning II mine (Kalahari Manganese Field, Republic of South Africa). I. Thermo-gravimetric and X-ray diffraction studies. European Journal of Mineralogy, 24(6), 981-989.; Gutzmer, J. (1996). Genesis and alteration of the Kalahari and Postmasburg manganese deposits, Griqualand West, South Africa (Doctoral dissertation, Rand Afrikaans University).
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Inesite2 photos of Tobermorite associated with Inesite at this locality.
Vonbezingite1 photo of Tobermorite associated with Vonbezingite at this locality.
Ettringite1 photo of Tobermorite associated with Ettringite at this locality.
Calcite1 photo of Tobermorite associated with Calcite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Tobermorite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Wessels Mine (Wessel's Mine), Hotazel, Kalahari manganese field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa
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