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Illite from
Bayan Obo deposit (Bayun-Obo deposit; Baiyunebo deposit), Bayan Obo, Bayan Obo Mining District, Baotou League (Baotou Prefecture), Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, China

Mineral Species
Species:Muscovite var: Illite
Formula:K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Description
Quality of samples:not specified / average specimens
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:USGS Bull. 2143, Table 1, Principal minerals of the Bayan Obo ore deposit .
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Illite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Bayan Obo deposit (Bayun-Obo deposit; Baiyunebo deposit), Bayan Obo, Bayan Obo Mining District, Baotou League (Baotou Prefecture), Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, China
Nearest other occurrences of Illite
4.3km (2.7 miles) A Sain Usu Au deposit (Saiwusu Au deposit), Darhan Muminggan United Banner (Da'erhan Maoming'an Lianheqi; Damaoqi), Baotou League (Baotou Prefecture), Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, China
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