|Name:||Named after Quintin Wight (b. 1935), of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, significant contributor to mineral studies at Mont Saint-Hilaire, and author of The Complete Book of Micromounting (1993).|
A polytype of Quintinite
The 3T polytype was originally described from Poudrette quarry (Demix quarry; Uni-Mix quarry; Desourdy quarry), Mont Saint-Hilaire, Rouville Co., Québec, Canada.
Classification of Quintinite-3T
|Explanation of status:||In 1998 The IMA pronounced all polytypes as crystallographic varieties|
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Physical Properties of Quintinite-3T
Chemical Properties of Quintinite-3T
|Simplified for copy/paste:||Mg4Al2(OH)12CO3·4H2O|
|Essential elements:||Al, C, H, Mg, O|
|All elements listed in formula:||Al, C, H, Mg, O|
Other Names for Quintinite-3T
|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 Quintinite-3T
Canadian Mineralogist 35, 1541-1549(1997)
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Localities for Quintinite-3T
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