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Lewisite

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Formula:
(Ca,Sb3+)2(Sb5+,Ti)2O6(OH)
Name:
Named in 1895 by Eugen Hussak and George Thurland Prior in honor of William James Lewis [January 10, 1847, Llanwyddelan, Montgomeryshire, Wales, United Kingdom - April 16, 1926, Godalming, Surry, England, United Kingdom], morphological crystallographer and Professor of Mineralogy, Cambridge University, Cambridge, England, UK.
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This page provides mineralogical data about Lewisite.


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Brugger, J., Gieré, R., Graeser, S., and Meisser, N. (1997) The crystal chemistry of roméite. Contributions to Mineralogy & Petrology: 127: 136–146.
Jambor, J.E. and Roberts, A.C. (1998) New mineral names. American Mineralogist: 83: 400-403.
Rouse, R.C., Dunn, P.J., Peacor, D.R., and Wang, L. (1998) Structural studies of the natural antimonian pyrochlores 1. Mixed valency, cation site splitting, and symmetry reduction in lewisite. Journal of Solid State Chemistry: 141: 562–569.
Jambor, J.E., Pertsev, N.N., and Roberts, A.C. (1999) New mineral names. American Mineralogist: 84: 1195-1198.
Burke, E.A.J. (2006) A mass discreditation of GQN minerals. The Canadian Mineralogist: 44(6): 1557-1560.
Christy, A.G. and Atencio, D. (2013) Clarification of status of species in the pyrochlore supergroup. Mineralogical Magazine: 77: 13-20.

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