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This page provides mineralogical data about Gregoryite.
Classification of Gregoryite
|Strunz 8th edition ID:||5/B.05-40|
|Nickel-Strunz 10th (pending) edition ID:||5.AA.10|
5 : CARBONATES (NITRATES)
A : Carbonates without additional anions, without H2O
A : Alkali carbonates
|Dana 8th edition ID:||126.96.36.199|
14 : ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
1 : A(XO3)
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Type Occurrence of Gregoryite
|Type Locality:||Mt Oldoinyo Lengai (Ol Doinyo Lengai), Arusha Region, Tanzania|
|Year of Discovery:||1980|
Crystallography of Gregoryite
|Cell Parameters:||a = 5.21Å, c = 6.58Å|
|Ratio:||a:c = 1 : 1.263|
|Unit Cell Volume:||V 154.68 Å³ (Calculated from Unit Cell)|
Chemical Properties of Gregoryite
|Simplified for copy/paste:||(Na2,K2,Ca)CO3|
|Essential elements:||C, Na, O|
|All elements listed in formula:||C, Ca, K, Na, O|
Relationship of Gregoryite to other Species
|Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz Grouping):|
Other Names for Gregoryite
|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 Gregoryite
American Mineralogist: 66: 879.
Internet Links for Gregoryite
Localities for Gregoryite
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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.