Vanuralite R050544



Name: Vanuralite
RRUFF ID: R050544
Ideal Chemistry: Al(UO2)2(VO4)2(OH)·11H2O
Locality: Mounana mine, Franceville, Haut-Ogooué, Gabon
Source: University of Arizona Mineral Museum 12564 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Yellowish-green branching aggregates
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction.
CHEMISTRY 
RRUFF ID: R050544.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150 mW
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INFRARED SPECTRUM (Attenuated Total Reflectance) 
RRUFF ID: R050544.9
Instrument settings: SensIR Durascope on a Nicolet Magna 860 FTIR
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POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R050544.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 10.4526(4)Å    b: 8.4562(3)Å    c: 20.4341(8)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 102.841(2)°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 1761.0(1)Å3    Crystal System: monoclinic
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REFERENCES for Vanuralite

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]

Branche G, Bariand P, Chantret F, Pouget R, Rimsky A (1963) La vanuralite, nouveau minéral uranifère, Comptes Rendus Hebdomadaires des Séances de l’Académie des Sciences, 256, 5374-5376

Fleischer M (1963) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 48, 1413-1421   [view file]

Fleischer M (1966) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 51, 1546-1553   [view file]

International Mineralogical Association (1967) Commission on new minerals and mineral names, Mineralogical Magazine, 36, 131-136   [view file]

Cesbron F (1970) Nouvelles données sur la vanuralite. Existence de la méta-vanuralite, Bulletin de la Société Française de Minéralogie et de Cristallographie, 93, 242-248   [view file]

Fleischer M (1971) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 56, 631-640   [view file]