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Diaspore Group

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About Diaspore GroupHide

Formula:
M3+O(OH)
Crystal System:
Orthorhombic
Group of orthorhombic metal oxyhydroxides.


Chemical Properties of Diaspore GroupHide

Formula:
M3+O(OH)

Crystallography of Diaspore GroupHide

Crystal System:
Orthorhombic

Relationship of Diaspore Group to other SpeciesHide

Group Members:
Bracewellite CrO(OH)Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
Diaspore AlO(OH)Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
Goethite α-Fe3+O(OH)Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
Groutite Mn3+O(OH)Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnma
Montroseite (V3+,Fe3+)O(OH)Orth.
Tsumgallite GaO(OH)Orth.

Other InformationHide

Health Risks:
No information on health risks for this material has been entered into the database. You should always treat mineral specimens with care.

Diaspore Group in petrologyHide

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Localities for Diaspore GroupHide

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