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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 URL:
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Other Names for Hydromuscovite

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Simplified Chinese:水白云母

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Health Risks:
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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Localities for Hydromuscovite

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