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Hydromuscovite

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Synonym of:Damourite, Gilbertite, Sericite


A name sometimes used to refer to "altered" muscovite (e.g. with part of the interlayer potassium leached out), but the literature is full of inappropriately named examples. Hydromuscovite does not exactly equal "illite" and some hydromuscovites are mixed layer phyllosilicates.

Classification of Hydromuscovite

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Other Names for Hydromuscovite

Synonyms:
GümbeliteKryptotile
Other Languages:
German:Hydromuscovit
Kryptotil
Simplified Chinese:水白云母
Spanish:Hydromuscovita
Varieties:
Calcium-Gümbelite

Other Information

Health Warning:No information on health risks for this material has been entered into the database. You should always treat mineral specimens with care.

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