Oswaldpeetersite R060529

Name: Oswaldpeetersite
RRUFF ID: R060529
Ideal Chemistry: (UO2)2(CO3)(OH)2·4H2O
Locality: Jomac mine, San Juan County, Utah, USA
Source: Michael Scott S100783 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Divergent sprays of yellow bladed crystals, made up of many sub-parallel smaller crystals. Single crystal X-ray diffraction with a lab source is not possible. Note that the crystals dissolve in acetone
Status: The identification of this mineral is not yet confirmed.
Sample Description: Unoriented sample.
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
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REFERENCES for Oswaldpeetersite

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]

Vochten R, Deliens M, Medenbach O (2001) Oswaldpeetersite, (UO2)2CO3(OH)2·4H2O, a new basic uranyl carbonate mineral from the Jomac uranium mine, San Juan County, Utah, U.S.A., The Canadian Mineralogist, 39, 1685-1689   [view file]

Mandarino J A (2002) New minerals, The Canadian Mineralogist, 40, 1001-1020   [view file]

Jambor J L, Roberts A C (2003) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 88, 251-255   [view file]