Marécottite R070057

Name: Marécottite
RRUFF ID: R070057
Ideal Chemistry: Mg3O6(UO2)8(SO4)4(OH)2·28H2O
Locality: La Creusaz U prospect, Marecottes Village, Canton, Wallis, Switzerland
Source: Michael Scott S105077 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Yellow granular coating
Status: The identification of this mineral is not yet confirmed.
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R070057
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 20% of 150mW
REFERENCES for Marécottite

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]

Brugger J, Burns P C, Meisser N (2003) Contribution to the mineralogy of acid drainage of uranium minerals: marecottite and the zippeite-group, American Mineralogist, 88, 676-685   [view file]

Mandarino J A (2004) New minerals, The Canadian Mineralogist, 42, 215-234   [view file]

Roth P (2007) Marécottite, in Minerals first discovered in Switzerland and minerals named after Swiss individuals Kristallografik Verlag Achberg Germany 106-107

Plášil J, Škoda R (2015) New crystal-chemical data for marécottite, Mineralogical Magazine, 79, 649-660   [view file]

Spano T L, Olds T A, McDonnell M, Smith R, Niedziela J L, Miskowiec A, Kapsimalis R, Shields A E (2023) CURIES: Compendium of uranium Raman and infrared experimental spectra, American Mineralogist, 108, 2219-2233