Serpentine minerals: Intergrowths and new combination structures

David R. Veblen, P R Buseck

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The serpentine minerals chrysotile, lizardite, and antigorite have been found intimately intergrown with each other and with talc, chlorite, and amphibole in incompletely reacted chain silicates. High-resolution transmission electron microscopy has revealed new variations in serpentine planar and roll structures, as well as regions of mixed-layer silicate consisting of serpentine and talc layers.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1398-1400
Number of pages3
Issue number4425
StatePublished - 1979

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