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Hillesheimite from
Graulay (Graulai; Graulei; Grauley), Hillesheim, Vulkaneifel, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany

Classification
Species:Hillesheimite
Formula:(K,Ca,Ba,□)2(Mg,Fe,Ca,□)2[(Si,Al )13O23(OH)6](OH)·8H2O
Comments:Hielscherite, Ettringite, or Thaumasite from this locality are visually indistinguishable and without analysis should be labeled Ettringite group.
Confirmation
Validity:Valid - Type Locality
References
References:Chukanov, N.V., Zubkova, N.V.,Pekov, I.V., Belakovsky, D.I., Schüller, W., Ternes, B., Blab, G. and Pushcharovsky, D.Y.(2012): Hillesheimite, IMA 2011-080. CNMNC Newsletter No. 12, February 2012, page 152; Mineralogical Magazine, 76, 151-155; Chukanov, N. V., Zubkova, N. V., Pekov, I. V., Belakovskiy, D. I., Schüller, W., Ternes, B., ... & Pushcharovsky, D. Y. (2013). Hillesheimite,(K, Ca,□) 2 (Mg, Fe, Ca,□) 2 [(Si, Al) 13O23 (OH) 6](OH)· 8H2O, a new phyllosilicate mineral of the Günterblassite group. Geology of Ore Deposits, 55(7), 549-557.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Hillesheimite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Graulay (Graulai; Graulei; Grauley), Hillesheim, Vulkaneifel, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
 
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