Zellerite R070454



Name: Zellerite
RRUFF ID: R070454
Ideal Chemistry: Ca(UO2)(CO3)2·5H2O
Locality: Frey No. 4 mine, Red Canyon, White Canyon District, San Juan County, Utah, USA
Source: Michael Scott S103072 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Aggregates of pale yellow fibers associated with yellow liebigite
Status: The identification of this mineral is not yet confirmed.
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
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RRUFF ID: R070454
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
REFERENCES for Zellerite

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]

Fleischer M (1964) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 49, 439-448   [view file]

Coleman R G, Ross D R, Meyrowitz R (1966) Zellerite and metazellerite, new uranyl carbonates, American Mineralogist, 51, 1567-1578   [view file]

Frost R L, Dickfos M J, Cejka J (2008) Raman spectroscopic study of the uranyl carbonate mineral zellerite, Journal of Raman Spectroscopy, 39, 582-586