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Baileychlore
Zn3(Fe2+2Al)(Si3AlO10)(OH)8

     Baileychlore, a member of the chlorite group, was identified from a specimen collected by László and Elsa Horváth in the 1970's.

PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS:

Color is tan.
Luster is pearly.
Diaphaneity is transparent.
Crystal System is triclinic; C1.
Crystal Habits include aggregates of very thin flakes forming
   spherical rosettes to 0.5 mm across.
Cleavage {001} is perfect.
Fracture is (??).
Hardness is 2.5 - 3
Specific Gravity is approximately 3.18 g/cm3.
Streak is light-green.
Associated Minerals include microcline.
Distinguishing Features: Association.
Origin: Named in 1988 for Sturges W. Bailey (b.1919), mineralogist,
   University of Wisconsin, U.S.A.

CLASSIFICATION:

Dana System
# 71.4.1.6

Strunz Classification
# VIII/H.23-50

REFERENCES:
Dana 8:1503-1504 (1997)

DISTRIBUTION AND RARITY AT MONT SAINT-HILAIRE:

MSH
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PE
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AP
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MX
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SS
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MC
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HF
--

BR
--

SX
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FR
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