Sericite from the Silverton Caldera, Colorado; discussion and reply

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Authors:Altaner, Stephen P.; Vergo, Norma; Eberl, Dennis D.; Srodon, Jan; Lee, Mingchou; Nadeau, P. H.
Author Affiliations:Primary:
Univ. Ill., Dep. Geol., Urbana, IL, United States
U. S. Geol. Surv., United States
Pol. Acad. Sci., Poland
Case West. Reserve Univ., United States
Volume Title:American Mineralogist
Source:American Mineralogist, 73(11-12), p.1472-1477. Publisher: Mineralogical Society of America, Washington, DC, United States. ISSN: 0003-004X
Publication Date:1988
Note:In English. For reference to original see Eberl, D. D., et al., Am. Mineral., Vol. 72, p. 914, 1987. 35 refs.; illus.
Summary:The questions of whether sericite from the Silverton caldera is composed of a single phase (illite), or a mixture of phases (illite + mixed-layer illite/smectite), and whether mixed-layer illite/smectite (I/S) itself is two phases are discussed. [J.A.Z.]
Subjects:Clay mineralogy; Illite; Mica group; Mineralogy; Minerals; Mixed-layer minerals; Phase equilibria; Sericite; Sheet silicates; Silicates; Colorado; San Juan County Colorado; Silverton Caldera; United States; Southwestern Colorado
Coordinates:N373800 N375700 W1073000 W1075800
Abstract Numbers:89M/2789
Record ID:1989011958
Copyright Information:GeoRef, Copyright 2019 American Geosciences Institute. Reference includes data from Mineralogical Abstracts, United Kingdom, Twickenham, United Kingdom
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