Cuprosklodowskite R060570

Name: Cuprosklodowskite
RRUFF ID: R060570
Ideal Chemistry: Cu(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2·6H2O
Locality: Musonoi Extension mine, near Kolwezi, Shaba Province, Zaire
Source: Michael Scott S100303 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Green colored acicular crystals
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction.
RRUFF ID: R060570.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R060570
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 25% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R060570.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 7.050(2)Å    b: 9.240(2)Å    c: 6.650(2)Å
alpha: 109.02(1)°    beta: 89.81(2)°    gamma: 109.59(1)°   Volume: 383.1(2)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 Cuprosklodowskite

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]

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Foshag W F (1934) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 19, 235-236   [view file]

Nováček R (1935) Study on some secondary uranium minerals (in English), Vestniku Královské Ceské Spolecnosti Nauk, 7, 1-36   [view file]

Hogarth D D (1951) Studies of radioactive compounds: - meta-zeunerite, uranophane, kasolite, and cuprosklodowskite in Canada, American Mineralogist, 36, 411-414   [view file]

Rosenzweig A, Ryan R R (1975) Refinement of the crystal structure of cuprosklodowskite Cu[(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2]·6H2O, American Mineralogist, 60, 448-453   [view file]

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

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