manasseite

manasseite

[mə′nas·ē‚īt]
(mineralogy)
Mg6 Al2(OH)16(CO3)·4H2O A hexagonal mineral composed of basic hydrous magnesium and aluminum carbonate; it is dimorphous with hydrotalcite.
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4], is the simplest basic structure, and the minerals of the shigaite, hydrotalcite and manasseite groups are stuffed-interlayer derivatives.
Four minerals (spiroffite, ferrinatrite, manasseite, and wardite) are not in HM because the volumes which would contain these species have not been published yet.