lansfordite


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lansfordite

[′lanz·fər‚dīt]
(mineralogy)
MgCO3·5H2O A mineral composed of hydrous basic carbonate of magnesium when extracted from the earth, changing to nesquehovite after exposure to the air.
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Coleyshaw, EE, Crump, G, Griffith, WP, "Vibrational Spectra of the Hydrated Carbonate Minerals Ikaite, Monohydrocalcite, Lansfordite and Nesquehonite.
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