Uranophane-β R060962

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Name: Uranophane-β
RRUFF ID: R060962
Ideal Chemistry: Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2·5H2O
Locality: Teofilo Otoni, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Source: Michael Scott S101399 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Yellow elongated prismatic crystals in aggregates with muscovite on albite
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction.
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CHEMISTRY 
RRUFF ID: R060962.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
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RRUFF ID: R060962
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R060962.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 13.952(1)Å    b: 15.459(2)Å    c: 6.628(2)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 91.37(1)°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 1429.1(3)Å3    Crystal System: monoclinic
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REFERENCES for Uranophane-β

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]

Foshag W F, Hunt W F (1935) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 20, 813-814   [view file]

Novácek R (1935) Study of some secondary uranium minerals, Vestniku Královské Ceské Spolecnosti Nauk, 7, issue 2 1-16   [view file]

Steinocher V, Novácek R (1939) On β-uranotile, American Mineralogist, 24, 324-338   [view file]

Fleet M E (1972) The crystal structure of α Ni7S6, American Mineralogist, 57, 318-324   [view file]

Stohl F V, Smith D K (1981) The crystal chemistry of the uranyl silicate minerals, American Mineralogist, 66, 610-625   [view file]

Viswanathan K, Harneit O (1986) Refined crystal structure of beta-uranophane, Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2·5H2O, American Mineralogist, 71, 1489-1493   [view file]

Vochten R, Blaton N, Peeters O, Van Springel K, Van Haverbeke L (1997) A new method of synthesis of boltwoodite and of formation of sodium boltwoodite, uranophane, sklodowskite and kasolite from boltwoodite, The Canadian Mineralogist, 35, 735-741   [view file]

Barinova A V, Rastsvetaeva R K, Sidorenko G A, Verin I A (2003) Crystal structure of β-uranophane from the Transbaikal region and its relation to the structure of the α modification, Crystallography Reports, 48, 12-15

Frost R L, Cejka J, Weier M L, Martens W (2006) Molecular structure of the uranyl silicates - a Raman spectroscopic study, Journal of Raman Spectroscopy, 37, 538-551

Plášil J (2018) Structural complexity of uranophane and uranophane-β: implications for their formation and occurrence, European Journal of Mineralogy, 30, 253-257