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Christiana Mine, Kamariza Mines (Kamareza Mines), Agios Konstantinos [St Constantine] (Kamariza), Lavrion District Mines, Lavrion District (Laurion; Laurium), Attikí Prefecture (Attica; Attika), Greece
|Hardness:||2½ - 3|
|Name:||In honor of Professor Sturges W. Bailey (1919-1994), Department of Geology and Geophysics, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA, and "chlore" in allusion to it being a member of the chlorite group.|
This page provides mineralogical data about Baileychlore.
Classification of Baileychlore
|Strunz 8th edition ID:||8/H.23-50|
|Nickel-Strunz 10th (pending) edition ID:||9.EC.55|
9 : SILICATES (Germanates)
E : Phyllosilicates
C : Phyllosilicates with mica sheets, composed of tetrahedral and octahedral nets
|Dana 8th edition ID:||18.104.22.168|
71 : PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
4 : Sheets of 6-membered rings interlayered 1:1, 2:1, and octahedra
|Hey's CIM Ref.:||16.12.20|
16 : Silicates Containing Aluminum and other Metals
12 : Aluminosilicates of Sr, Ba and Zn
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Type Occurrence of Baileychlore
|Type Locality:||Red Dome Mine, Chillagoe, Chillagoe-Herberton District, Tablelands Region, Queensland, Australia|
|Year of Discovery:||1988|
Physical Properties of Baileychlore
|Hardness (Mohs):||2½ - 3|
Crystallography of Baileychlore
|Cell Parameters:||a = 5.34Å, b = 9.25Å, c = 14.4Å|
β = 97.12°
|Ratio:||a:b:c = 0.577 : 1 : 1.557|
|Unit Cell Volume:||V nan Å³ (Calculated from Unit Cell)|
Optical Data of Baileychlore
|RI values:||nα = 1.582 nγ = 1.614|
|Maximum Birefringence:||δ = 0.032|
Chart shows birefringence interference colour range (at 30µm thickness) and does not take into account mineral colouration.
Chemical Properties of Baileychlore
|Essential elements:||H, O, Si, Zn|
|All elements listed in formula:||Al, Fe, H, Mg, O, Si, Zn|
Relationship of Baileychlore to other Species
|Member of:||Chlorite Group|
|Other Members of Group:|
|Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz Grouping):|
|Related Minerals - Hey's Index Grouping:|
Other Names for Baileychlore
|Health Warning:||No information on health risks for this material has been entered into the database. You should always treat mineral specimens with care.|
References for Baileychlore
American Mineralogist: 73: 135-139.
Internet Links for Baileychlore
Localities for Baileychlore
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(TL) indicates type locality. ? indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. All other localities listed without reference should be considered as uncertain and unproven until references can be found.