Margaritasite R060461



Name: Margaritasite
RRUFF ID: R060461
Ideal Chemistry: Cs2(UO2)2(VO4)2·H2O
Locality: Margaritas Open Pit, Sierra Pena Blanca, Chihuahua, Mexico
Source: Michael Scott S100084 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Yellow earthy, massive, sponge-like appearance
Status: The identification of this mineral is not yet confirmed.
Mineral Group: [ Sengierite (3) ]
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
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RRUFF ID: R060461
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
REFERENCES for Margaritasite

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]

Appleman D E, Evans H T (1957) The crystal structure of carnotite, Acta Crystallographica, 10, 765-765

Wenrich K J, Modreski P J, Zielinski R A, Seeley J L (1982) Margaritasite: a new mineral of hydrothermal orign for the Peña Blanca uranium district, Mexico, American Mineralogist, 67, 1273-1289   [view file]