The Structure of Chloritoid1

G. W. Brindley and F. W. Harrison
The Pennsylvania State University
1 This work was carried out in the Physics Laboratories, The University of Leeds, England.

Abstract: A summary is given of a structure analysis of chloritoid. The structure contains continuously linked octahedral sheets cross-linked by discrete SiO4 units. Comparisons are made with mica structures and with corundum.

Clays and Clay Minerals; 1953 v. 2; no. 1; p. 360-363; DOI: 10.1346/CCMN.1953.0020130
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