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Unnamed (Mg Silicate)

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Crystal System:
Possibly a polytype of carlosturanite?
Crystal structure has been determined (Kolitsch et al., 2003).

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Chemical Properties of Unnamed (Mg Silicate)Hide


Crystallography of Unnamed (Mg Silicate)Hide

Crystal System:
Class (H-M):
2/m - Prismatic
Space Group:
Cell Parameters:
a = 14.583(3) Å, b = 9.414(2) Å, c = 18.306(4) Å
β = 102.09(3)°
a:b:c = 1.549 : 1 : 1.945
Unit Cell V:
2,457.39 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)

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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.

References for Unnamed (Mg Silicate)Hide

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Kolitsch, U., Belluso, E., Gula, A. and Ferraris, G. (2003): The crystal structure of an apparently new magnesium silicate mineral: a polytype of carlosturanite? Mitt. Österr. Mineral. Ges. 148, 194-195.

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All localities listed without proper references should be considered as questionable.
  • Piedmont
    • Cuneo Province
      • Po Valley
        • Crissolo
          • Pian Melzé (Pian della Regina)
U. Kolitsch, E. Belluso, A. Gula and G. Ferraris (2003): The crystal structure of an apparently new magnesium silicate mineral: a polytype of carlosturanite? Mitt. Österr. Mineral. Ges. 148, 194-195.
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