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Beidellite from
Chlorite Schist Knob occurrence, Santa Rita Peak, New Idria Mining District, San Benito Co., California, USA

Locality type:Occurrence
Classification
Species:Beidellite
Formula:(Na,Ca0.5)0.3Al2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Comments:Occurs as subhedral, tabular micro-crystals.
Habit:Tabular
Colour:Waxy-white
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 440.
Associated Minerals:
Associates:Melanite
Perovskite
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Beidellite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Chlorite Schist Knob occurrence, Santa Rita Peak, New Idria Mining District, San Benito Co., California, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Beidellite
3.5km (2.2 miles) Perovskite Peak (Perovskite Hill), San Benito Peak (San Benito Mountain), New Idria Mining District, San Benito Co., California, USA
 
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