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Batavite

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Formula:
Mg0.7(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)8O20(OH)4 · 8H2O
Crystal System:
Monoclinic
A variety of Vermiculite

An iron-rich variety of vermiculite.

Originally reported from Kropfmühl Mine, Kropfmühl, Kropfmühl - Untergriesbach District, Hauzenberg, Bavarian Forest, Lower Bavaria, Bavaria, Germany.


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Chemical Properties of BataviteHide

Formula:
Mg0.7(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)8O20(OH)4 · 8H2O

Crystallography of BataviteHide

Crystal System:
Monoclinic

Other Language Names for BataviteHide

German:Batavit
Spanish:Batavita

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 BataviteHide

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Burke, E.A.J. (2006) A mass discreditation of GQN minerals. The Canadian Mineralogist: 44(6): 1557-1560.

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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.
Germany
 
  • Bavaria
    • Lower Bavaria
      • Passau
        • Untergriesbach
          • Kropfmühl-Untergriesbach graphite mining district
            • Kropfmühl
S. Weiß: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
 
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