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Carleton Moore
Crystal System:
First nickel silicide mineral to date, reported as "a new member of silicide minerals".

Chemically/stoichiometrically but not structurally analogous to suessite, thus not a true Ni analogue of suessite.

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Classification of CarletonmooreiteHide

Approved, Pending publication

Chemical Properties of CarletonmooreiteHide


Crystallography of CarletonmooreiteHide

Crystal System:
Class (H-M):
m3m (4/m 3 2/m) - Hexoctahedral
Space Group:
Cell Parameters:
a = 3.51 Å
Unit Cell V:
43.24 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)

X-Ray Powder DiffractionHide

Powder Diffraction Data:

Type Occurrence of CarletonmooreiteHide

Place of Conservation of Type Material:
Carleton B. Moore Meteorite Collection of the Center for Meteorite Studies, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, USA, specimen NC12, 85287, USA, specimen NC12

Synonyms of CarletonmooreiteHide

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.

References for CarletonmooreiteHide

Reference List:
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Hålenius, U., Hatert, F., Pasero, M., & Mills, S. J. (2018). New minerals and nomenclature modifications approved in 2018. Mineralogical Magazine, 82(5), 1225-1232.
Hålenius, U., Hatert, F., Pasero, M., & Mills, S. J. (2018). IMA Commission on New Minerals, Nomenclature and Classification (CNMNC) NEWSLETTER 45: New minerals and nomenclature modifications approved in 2018. European Journal of Mineralogy, 30(5), 1037-1043.

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Localities for CarletonmooreiteHide

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- This locality has map coordinates listed. - This locality has estimated coordinates. ⓘ - Click for further information on this occurrence. ? - Indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. - Good crystals or important locality for species. - World class for species or very significant. (TL) - Type Locality for a valid mineral species. (FRL) - First Recorded Locality for everything else (eg varieties). Struck out - Mineral was erroneously reported from this locality. Faded * - Never found at this locality but inferred to have existed at some point in the past (eg from pseudomorphs.)

All localities listed without proper references should be considered as questionable.
  • Kansas
    • Norton Co.
Ma, C., Garvie, L.A.J. and Wittmann, A. (2018) Carletonmooreite, IMA 2018-068. CNMNC Newsletter No. 45, October 2018: page xxx; Mineralogical Magazine: 82: xxx-xxx;
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