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Palygorskite from
Jbel Rhassoul (Ghassoul), Boulemane Province, Fès-Meknès, Morocco

Formula:(Mg,Al)5(Si,Al)8O20(OH)2 · 8H2O
Comments:Maybe the same as the smectite in the 2009 reference
References:MINERALOGICAL AND PHYSICOCHEMICAL INVESTIGATION OF Mg-SMECTITE FROM JBEL GHASSOUL, MOROCCO, A. Benhammou, B. Tanouti, L. Nibou, A. Yaacoubi and J.-P. Bonnet; Clays and Clay Minerals; v. 57 p. 264 (2009).
ANALYSES OF PALYGORSKITES AND ASSOCIATED CLAYS FROM THE JBEL RHASSOUL (MOROCCO) A. Chahi, J. Duplay, J. Luca; Clays and Clay Minerals; v. 41 p. 401 (1993).
Mineral Data:Click here to view Palygorskite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Jbel Rhassoul (Ghassoul), Boulemane Province, Fès-Meknès, Morocco
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