Brucite

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Brucite is the mineral form of magnesium hydroxide, with the chemical formula Mg(OH) 2.wikipedia
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Magnesium hydroxide

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Brucite is the mineral form of magnesium hydroxide, with the chemical formula Mg(OH) 2.
It occurs in nature as the mineral brucite.

Magnesium

MgMg 2+ Mg2+
Brucite is the mineral form of magnesium hydroxide, with the chemical formula Mg(OH) 2.
Although magnesium is found in more than 60 minerals, only dolomite, magnesite, brucite, carnallite, talc, and olivine are of commercial importance.

Chlorite group

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It is a common alteration product of periclase in marble; a low-temperature hydrothermal vein mineral in metamorphosed limestones and chlorite schists; and formed during serpentinization of dunites.
This (Mg(2+), Fe(3+))(OH)6 unit is more commonly referred to as the brucite-like layer, due to its closer resemblance to the mineral brucite (Mg(OH)2).

Periclase

magnesia
It is a common alteration product of periclase in marble; a low-temperature hydrothermal vein mineral in metamorphosed limestones and chlorite schists; and formed during serpentinization of dunites.
It readily alters to brucite under near surface conditions.

Serpentinite

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It is a common alteration product of periclase in marble; a low-temperature hydrothermal vein mineral in metamorphosed limestones and chlorite schists; and formed during serpentinization of dunites.
Peridotite, including dunite, at and near the seafloor and in mountain belts is converted to serpentine, brucite, magnetite, and other minerals — some rare, such as awaruite (Ni 3 Fe), and even native iron.

Mineral

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Brucite is the mineral form of magnesium hydroxide, with the chemical formula Mg(OH) 2.
The chlorite group is related to mica group, but a brucite-like (Mg(OH) 2 ) layer between the T-O-T stacks.

Hydromagnesite

Brucite is often found in association with serpentine, calcite, aragonite, dolomite, magnesite, hydromagnesite, artinite, talc and chrysotile.
It generally occurs associated with the weathering products of magnesium containing minerals such as serpentine or brucite.

Artinite

Brucite is often found in association with serpentine, calcite, aragonite, dolomite, magnesite, hydromagnesite, artinite, talc and chrysotile.
Associated minerals include brucite, hydromagnesite, pyroaurite, chrysotile, aragonite, calcite, dolomite and magnesite.

Portlandite

It is the naturally occurring form of calcium hydroxide (Ca(OH) 2 ) and the calcium analogue of brucite (Mg(OH) 2 ).

Archibald Bruce (mineralogist)

Archibald Bruce
Brucite was first described in 1824 and named for the discoverer, American mineralogist, Archibald Bruce (1777–1818).
His chemical analysis "of native magnesia from New Jersey" made known to science the mineral now called after him, Brucite.

Hydroxy group

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Brucite is the mineral form of magnesium hydroxide, with the chemical formula Mg(OH) 2.

Marble

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It is a common alteration product of periclase in marble; a low-temperature hydrothermal vein mineral in metamorphosed limestones and chlorite schists; and formed during serpentinization of dunites.

Hydrothermal circulation

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It is a common alteration product of periclase in marble; a low-temperature hydrothermal vein mineral in metamorphosed limestones and chlorite schists; and formed during serpentinization of dunites.

Vein (geology)

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It is a common alteration product of periclase in marble; a low-temperature hydrothermal vein mineral in metamorphosed limestones and chlorite schists; and formed during serpentinization of dunites.

Limestone

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It is a common alteration product of periclase in marble; a low-temperature hydrothermal vein mineral in metamorphosed limestones and chlorite schists; and formed during serpentinization of dunites.

Schist

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It is a common alteration product of periclase in marble; a low-temperature hydrothermal vein mineral in metamorphosed limestones and chlorite schists; and formed during serpentinization of dunites.

Dunite

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It is a common alteration product of periclase in marble; a low-temperature hydrothermal vein mineral in metamorphosed limestones and chlorite schists; and formed during serpentinization of dunites.

Serpentine subgroup

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Brucite is often found in association with serpentine, calcite, aragonite, dolomite, magnesite, hydromagnesite, artinite, talc and chrysotile.

Calcite

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Brucite is often found in association with serpentine, calcite, aragonite, dolomite, magnesite, hydromagnesite, artinite, talc and chrysotile.

Aragonite

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Brucite is often found in association with serpentine, calcite, aragonite, dolomite, magnesite, hydromagnesite, artinite, talc and chrysotile.

Dolomite (mineral)

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Brucite is often found in association with serpentine, calcite, aragonite, dolomite, magnesite, hydromagnesite, artinite, talc and chrysotile.

Magnesite

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Brucite is often found in association with serpentine, calcite, aragonite, dolomite, magnesite, hydromagnesite, artinite, talc and chrysotile.

Talc

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Brucite is often found in association with serpentine, calcite, aragonite, dolomite, magnesite, hydromagnesite, artinite, talc and chrysotile.