Curite R070328

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Record 982 of 4033  


Name: Curite
RRUFF ID: R070328
Ideal Chemistry: Pb3+x[(UO2)4O4+x(OH)3-x]2·2H2O
Locality: Kasolo mine, Shinkolobwe, Shaba Zaire
Source: James Shigley [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Orange acicular crystals on a quartz matrix and associated with torbernite
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction.
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CHEMISTRY 
RRUFF ID: R070328.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
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RRUFF ID: R070328
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 30% of 150mW
POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R070328.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 12.581(4)Å    b: 13.036(4)Å    c: 8.397(1)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 1377.2(7)Å3    Crystal System: orthorhombic
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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Curite

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

Anthony J W, Bideaux R A, Bladh K W, and Nichols M C (1990) Handbook of Mineralogy, Mineral Data Publishing, Tucson Arizona, USA, by permission of the Mineralogical Society of America. [view file]

Schoep A (1921) La curite, nouveau minéral radioactif, Comptes Rendus Hebdomadaires des Séances de l'Académie des Sciences, 173, 1186-1187   [view file]

Wherry E T, Poitevin E (1922) New species, American Mineralogist, 7, 128-129   [view file]

Burns P C, Hill F C (2000) Implications of the synthesis and structure of the Sr analogue of curite, The Canadian Mineralogist, 38, 175-181   [view file]

Li Y, Burns P C (2000) Investigations of crystal-chemical variability in lead uranyl oxide hydrates. I. curite, The Canadian Mineralogist, 38, 727-735   [view file]

Jambor J L, Kovalenker V A, Roberts A C (2001) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 86, 376-379   [view file]

Schindler M, Mandaliev P, Hawthorne F C, Putnis A (2006) Dissolution of uranyl-oxide-hydroxy-hydrate minerals. I. Curite, The Canadian Mineralogist, 44, 415-431   [view file]

Frost R L, Cejka J, Weier M L (2007) Raman spectroscopic study of the uranyl oxyhydroxide hydrates: becquerelite, billietite, curite, schoepite and vandendriesscheite, Journal of Raman Spectroscopy, 38, 460-466

Ghazisaeed S, Kiefer B, Plášil J (2019) Revealing hydrogen atoms in a highly-absorbing material: an X-ray diffraction study and Torque method calculations for lead-uranyl-oxide mineral curite, RSC Advances, 9, 10058-10063