Baileychlore


Composition:

(Zn,Fe,Al,Mg)6((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)8

Crystal System : Triclinic
Colours: White, greenish-beige
Hardness (H) : 2.5-3.0
Specific Gravity (S.G) : 3.20
References:

Blass et al. (2009)

 

Distribution

Extremely rare, (though easily overlooked).

Occurrence

  • Supergene

Paragenetic and General Notes

Baileychlore was first noted at Tsumeb by Blass et al. (2009) as flaky crystals and pimpled aggregates on quartz crystals and in the interstices between quartz crystals, on a matrix of oxidising galena, with greenockite and smithsonite.