Blatonite R060594



Name: Blatonite
RRUFF ID: R060594
Ideal Chemistry: UO2CO3·H2O
Locality: Jomac mine, San Juan County, Utah, USA
Source: Michael Scott S100794 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Yellow acicular crystals. No diffraction spots, just some streaks
Status: The identification of this mineral is not yet confirmed.
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 30% of 150mW
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REFERENCES for Blatonite

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 (1998) Blatonite, UO2CO3·H2O, a new uranyl carbonate monohydrate from San Juan County, Utah, The Canadian Mineralogist, 36, 1077-1081   [view file]

Jambor J L, Roberts A C (1999) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 84, 990-994   [view file]