Wölsendorfite R090051

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Name: Wölsendorfite
RRUFF ID: R090051
Ideal Chemistry: Pb7(UO2)14O19(OH)4·12H2O
Locality: Shinkolobwe mine, Katanga, Congo
Source: William W. Pinch [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: A crust of orange blocky crystals. Sample is from the specimen used in the Burns (1999) study. Associated with pale yellow bladed or acicular rutherfordine.
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Group: [ Wolsendorfite (2) ]
Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample

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RRUFF ID: R090051
Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 25% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R090051.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 12.040(5)Å    b: 13.766(7)Å    c: 6.966(4)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 1154.4(4)Å3    Crystal System: orthorhombic

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REFERENCES for Wölsendorfite

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]

Fleischer M (1957) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 42, 919-921   [view file]

Protas J (1957) La wölsendorfite, nouvelle espèce uranifère, Comptes Rendus Hebdomadaires des Séances de l'Académie des Sciences, 244, 2942-2944

Belova L N, Ryzhov B I, Fedorov O V, Lyubomilova G V (1985) Typomorphism and isomorphism of the wölsendorfite group of uranium hydroxides, Izvestiya Akademii Nauk SSSR, Seriya Geologicheskaya, 1985, issue 2 65-72   [view file]

Burns P C (1999) A new complex sheet of uranyl polyhedra in the structure of wölsendorfite, American Mineralogist, 84, 1661-1673   [view file]