Parsonsite R060154



Name: Parsonsite
RRUFF ID: R060154
Ideal Chemistry: Pb2(UO2)(PO4)2
Locality: Faye, near Grury, France
Source: Marcus Origlieri [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Yellow acicular crystals in radial aggregates
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
CHEMISTRY 
RRUFF ID: R060154.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: Pb2.18(UO2)1.09(PO4)1.82·1.99H2O
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
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RRUFF ID: R060154
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R060154.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 6.838(5)Å    b: 10.386(8)Å    c: 6.674(4)Å
alpha: 101.41(2)°    beta: 98.35(3)°    gamma: 86.32(3)°   Volume: 459.4(7)Å3    Crystal System: triclinic
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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Parsonsite

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 (1923) Sur la parsonsite, nouveau minéral radioactif, Comptes Rendus Hebdomadaires des Séances de l'Académie des Sciences, 176, 171-173   [view file]

Wherry E T (1923) New minerals: new species, American Mineralogist, 8, 150-151   [view file]

Frondel C (1950) Studies of uranium minerals (I): parsonsite and randite, American Mineralogist, 35, 245-250   [view file]

Burns P C (2000) A new uranyl phosphate chain in the structure of parsonsite, American Mineralogist, 85, 801-805   [view file]

Locock A J, Burns P C, Flynn T M (2005) The role of water in the structures of synthetic hallimondite, Pb2[(UO2)(AsO4)2](H2O)n and synthetic parsonsite, Pb2[(UO2)(PO4)2](H2O)n, 0 ≤ n ≤ 0.5, American Mineralogist, 90, 240-246   [view file]

Frost R L, Cejka J, Weier M, Martens W N (2006) A Raman spectroscopic study of the uranyl phosphate mineral parsonsite, Journal of Raman Spectroscopy, 37, 879-891

Plášil J, Cejka J, Sejkora J, Škácha P (2009) The question of water content in parsonsite: a model case - occurrence at the Cervené žíly vein system, Jáchymov (St. Joachimsthal), Czech Republic, Journal of Geosciences, 54, 385-394

Plášil J, Sejkora J, Cejka J, Škoda R, Goliáš V (2009) Supergene mineralization of the Medvedín uranium deposit, Krkonoše Mountains, Czech Republic, Journal of Geosciences, 54, 15-56