Morinite from Gunheath china clay pit, St. Austell, Cornwall

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Authors:Elton, N. J.; Hooper, J. J.; Coggon, L.
Author Affiliations:Primary:
Tregears, Cornwall, United Kingdom
Other:
48 St. Julitta, Bodmin, Cornwall, United Kingdom
2 Anjardyn Place, Tywardreath, Cornwall, United Kingdom
Volume Title:Mineralogical Magazine
Source:Mineralogical Magazine, 60(3), p.517-518. Publisher: Mineralogical Society, London, United Kingdom. ISSN: 0026-461X
Publication Date:1996
Note:In English. 6 refs.; 1 table
Summary:X-ray, morphological and chemical data are given for pale bluish grey crusts of morinite crystals (up to 0.2 mm), NaCa2Al2(PO4)2(OH)F42H 2O, coating the surface of a druse of quartz cutting kaolinized granite on the N face of the Hensbarrow section of Gunheath pit. The morinite has a 9.493, b 10.647, c 5.470 Å, β 105.32°. [R.A.H.]
Subjects:Clay minerals; Crystal structure; Sheet silicates; Silicates; Cornwall England; England; Europe; Great Britain; United Kingdom; Western Europe; Gunheath Pit; Morinite; Saint Austell England
Abstract Numbers:96M/3817
Record ID:1996065863
Copyright Information:GeoRef, Copyright 2019 American Geosciences Institute. Reference includes data from Mineralogical Abstracts, United Kingdom, Twickenham, United Kingdom
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