Francevillite R070159



Name: Francevillite
RRUFF ID: R070159
Ideal Chemistry: Ba(UO2)2(VO4)2·5H2O
Locality: Mounana mine, Franceville, Haut-Ogooue, Gabon
Source: James Shigley [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Aggregate of orange tabular crystals
Status: The identification of this mineral is not yet confirmed.
Mineral Group: [ Fritzscheite (2) ]
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
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RRUFF ID: R070159
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
REFERENCES for Francevillite

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]

Branche G, Ropert M E, Chantret F, Morignat B, Pouget R (1957) La francevillite, nouveau minéral uranifère, Comptes Rendus Hebdomadaires des Séances de l'Académie des Sciences, 245, 89-91

Fleischer M (1958) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 43, 180-180   [view file]

Mereiter K (1986) Crystal structure refinement of two francevillites, (Ba,Pb)[(UO2)2V2O8]·5H2O, Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte, 1986, 552-560

Frost R L, Cejka J, Weier M L, Martens W, Henry D A (2005) Vibrational spectroscopy of selected natural uranyl vanadates, Vibrational Spectroscopy, 39, 131-138