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About HydromuscoviteHide

A name sometimes used to refer to "altered" muscovite (e.g. with part of the interlayer potassium leached out), but the literature is full of inappropriately named examples. Hydromuscovite does not exactly equal "illite" and some hydromuscovites are mixed layer phyllosilicates.

Synonyms of HydromuscoviteHide

Other Language Names for HydromuscoviteHide

Simplified Chinese:水白云母

Varieties of HydromuscoviteHide

Calcium-GümbeliteA calcian hydromuscovite pseudomorphous after plagioclase.

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Siderite1 photo of Hydromuscovite associated with Siderite on mindat.org.
Hingganite-(Ce)1 photo of Hydromuscovite associated with Hingganite-(Ce) on mindat.org.
Zircon1 photo of Hydromuscovite associated with Zircon on mindat.org.
Quartz1 photo of Hydromuscovite associated with Quartz on mindat.org.

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

Hydromuscovite in petrologyHide

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Localities for HydromuscoviteHide

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