Billietite R070588

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Record 492 of 4216  

Name: Billietite
RRUFF ID: R070588
Ideal Chemistry: Ba(UO2)6O4(OH)6·8H2O
Locality: Musonoi mine, Kolwezi, Katanga, Zaire
Source: James Shigley [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Pseudo-hexagonal amber yellow crystals
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction.
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R070588
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 65% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R070588.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 12.083(1)Å    b: 30.195(3)Å    c: 7.1479(8)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 2607.9(7)Å3    Crystal System: orthorhombic
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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 Billietite

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]

Vaes J F (1947) Six nouveaux minéraux d'urane provenant de Shinkolobwe (Katanga), Annales de la Société Géologique de Belgique, 70, B212-B225   [view file]

Fleischer M (1948) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 33, 384-386   [view file]

Fleischer M (1949) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 34, 339-339   [view file]

Frondel J W, Cuttutta F (1953) Studies of uranium minerals (XII): The status of billietite and becquerelite, American Mineralogist, 30, 1019-1024   [view file]

Christ C L, Clark J R (1960) Crystal chemical studies of uranyl oxide hydrates, American Mineralogist, 45, 1026-1061   [view file]

Pagoaga M K, Appleman D E, Stewart J M (1987) Crystal structures and crystal chemistry of the uranyl oxide hydrates becquerelite, billietite, and protasite, American Mineralogist, 72, 1230-1238   [view file]

Finch R L, Burns P C, Hawthorne F C, Ewing R C (2006) Refinement of the crystal structure of billietite, Ba [(UO2)6O4(OH)6] (H2O)8, The Canadian Mineralogist, 44, 1197-1205   [view file]

Frost R L, Čejka J, Weier M L (2007) Raman spectroscopic study of the uranyl oxyhydroxide hydrates: becquerelite, billietite, curite, schoepite and vandendriesscheite, Journal of Raman Spectroscopy, 38, 460-466

Piilonen P C, Locock A J, Rowe R, Ercit T S (2007) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 92, 703-707   [view file]