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Aluminobarroisite

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Formula:
☐{CaNa}{Mg3Al2}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Colour:
Green, blue
Hardness:
5 - 6
Crystal System:
Monoclinic
Synonym:
A synonym of Barroisite
The 2012 amphibole nomenclature has redefined the minerals in the barroisite-group. Aluminobarroisite has been discredited and the specimens analysed to be alumino-barroisites pre-2012 is now considered barroisites.


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Hawthorne, F.C., Oberti, R., Harlow, G.E., Maresch, W.V., Martin, R.F., Schumacher, J.C., Welch, M.D. (2012) Nomenclature of the amphibole supergroup. American Mineralogist: 97: 2031-2048.

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