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Clino-suenoite from
Bulaydah, Bani Hamid area, Khawr Fakkan Massif (Khor Fakkan), Semail Ophiolite, Fujayrah Emirate (Fujairah), United Arab Emirates

Classification
Species:Clino-suenoite
Formula:□{Mn22+}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Comments:"Tirodite" replaces kanonaite and donpeacorite (retrograde rehydratation). Gnos et.al (1996) use tirodite as a synonym of manganocummingtonite, average chemical composition: (Na^0^.^20)(Mn^1^.^78Ca^0^.^15Na^0^.^07)^2^.^00(Mg^4^.^37Mn^0^.^34Fe#3+#^0^.^19Al^0^.^10)^5^.^00(Si^8^.^07O^22)(OH)^2
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Gnos, E., Armbruster, T., Nyfeler, D. (1996): Kanoite, donpeacorite and tirodite: Mn-Mg-silicates from a manganiferous quartzite in the United Arab Emirates. European Journal of Mineralogy 8, 251-261.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Clino-suenoite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Bulaydah, Bani Hamid area, Khawr Fakkan Massif (Khor Fakkan), Semail Ophiolite, Fujayrah Emirate (Fujairah), United Arab Emirates
 
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