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Basaluminite

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System:HexagonalColour:White
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Synonym of:Felsőbányaite


Basaluminite was discredited when it was found to be the same mineral as felsöbányaite.

References for Basaluminite

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Bannister and Hollingworth (1948) Nature: 162: 565.

Bannister and Hollingworth (1950) Mineralogical Magazine: 29: 1.

Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II. John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York, 7th edition, revised and enlarged, 1124 pp.: 586.

American Mineralogist (1948): 33: 787.

J. E. Brydon and S. Shah Singh (1969): The nature of the synthetic crystalline basic aluminum sulphates as compared with basaluminite. Can. Mineral. 9, 644-654.

FARKAS, L. & PERTLIK, F. (1997): Crystal structure determinations of felsőbanyaite and basaluminite, Al4(SO4)(OH)10•4H2O. Acta Mineralogica-Petrographica, 38, 5-15.

Canadian Mineralogist (2004) 44, 1617.

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