Metazeunerite R050524

Name: Metazeunerite
RRUFF ID: R050524
Ideal Chemistry: Cu(UO2)2(AsO4)2·8H2O
Locality: Majuba Hill mine, Pershing County, Nevada
Source: University of Arizona Mineral Museum 9808 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Green tabular crystal, cell parameters indicate a disordered structure
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed only by single crystal X-ray diffraction.
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RRUFF ID: R050524.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R050524
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R050524.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 7.082(4)Å    b: 7.082(4)Å    c: 8.700(8)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 436.4(4)Å3    Crystal System: tetragonal
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Calculated diffraction file.

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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Metazeunerite

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]

Frondel J W (1951) Studies of uranium minerals (VII): Zeunerite, American Mineralogist, 36, 249-255   [view file]

Hogarth D D (1951) Studies of radioactive compounds: II—meta-zeunerite, uranophane, kasolite, and cuprosklodowskite in Canada, American Mineralogist, 36, 411-414   [view file]

Donnay G, Donnay J D H (1955) Contribution to the crystallography of uranium minerals, in Contribution to the Crystallography of Uranium Minerals Geological Survey for the United States Atomic Energy Commission, Technical Information Service Oak Ridge 1-42   [view file]

Emerson D O, Wright H D (1957) Secondary uranium minerals at the W. Wilson mine in the Boulder Batholith, Montana, American Mineralogist, 42, 222-239   [view file]

Hanic F (1960) The crystal structure of meta-zeunerite Cu(UO2)2(AsO4)2·8H2O, Czechoslovak Journal of Physics, B10, 169-181

Ross M, Evans H T, Appleman D E (1964) Studies of the torbernite minerals (II): the crystal structure of meta-torbernite, American Mineralogist, 49, 1603-1621   [view file]

Walenta K (1964) Beiträge zur Kenntnis seltener Arsenatmineralien unter besonderer Berücksichtigung von Vorkommen des Schwarzwaldes, Mineralogische und Petrographische Mittheilungen, 9, 111-174

Abeledo M E J, Galloni E E, Benyacar M A R (1968) Electron diffraction data for some members of the metatorbernite group, American Mineralogist, 53, 1028-1033   [view file]

Hennig C, Reck G, Reich T, Robberg A, Kraus W, Sieler J (2003) EXAFS and XRD investigations of zeunerite and meta-zeunerite, Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, 218, 37-45

Locock A J, Burns P C (2003) Crystal structures and synthesis of the copper-dominant members of the autunite and meta-autunite groups: torbernite, zeunerite, metatorbernite and metazeunerite, The Canadian Mineralogist, 41, 489-502   [view file]

Frost R L, Carmody O, Erickson K L, Weier M L (2004) Near-infrared spectroscopy to uranyl arsenates of the autunite and metaautunite group, Spectrochimica Acta Part A-Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy, 61, 1923-1927