Roubaultite R080131

Name: Roubaultite
RRUFF ID: R080131
Ideal Chemistry: Cu2O2(UO2)3(CO3)2(OH)2·4H2O
Locality: KOV mine, Kamoto, Shaba, Democratic Republic of Congo
Source: William W. Pinch [view label] [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Lime green, granular, associated with pale yellow acicular uranophane
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction.
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R080131
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R080131.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 7.765(2)Å    b: 6.915(2)Å    c: 7.840(2)Å
alpha: 92.31(2)°    beta: 90.89(2)°    gamma: 93.48(2)°   Volume: 419.78(9)Å3    Crystal System: triclinic
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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 Roubaultite

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]

Cesbron F, Pierrot R, Verbeek T (1970) La roubaultite Cu2(UO2)3(OH)10·5H2O, une nouvelle espèce minérale, Bulletin de la Société Française de Minéralogie et de Cristallographie, 93, 550-554   [view file]

Fleischer M (1972) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 57, 1909-1914   [view file]

Ginderow D, Cesbron F (1985) Structure de la roubaultite, Cu2(UO2)3(CO3)2O2(OH)2·4H2O, Acta Crystallographica, C41, 654-657

Hawthorne F C, Fleischer M, Grew E S, Grice J D, Jambor J L, Puziewicz J, Roberts A C, Vanko D A, Zilczer J A (1986) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 71, 1277-1282   [view file]