Marthozite R090052

Name: Marthozite
RRUFF ID: R090052
Ideal Chemistry: Cu2+(UO2)3(Se4+O3)2O2·8H2O
Locality: Musonoi mine, Kolwezi, Katanga, Congo
Source: William W. Pinch [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Yellowish green triangular shaped flattened and striated crystals, associated with guilleminite and green brochantite. Sample is from the same specimen used in the Cooper and Hawthorne (2001) study
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed only by single crystal X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Group: [ Guilleminite (3) ]
Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample

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RRUFF ID: R090052
Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 30% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R090052.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 7.082(2)Å    b: 15.843(6)Å    c: 17.081(5)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 1916(2)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 Marthozite

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]

Cesbron F, Oosterbosch R, Pierrot R (1969) Une nouvelle espèce minérale: la marthozite. Uranyl-sélénite de cuivre hydraté, Bulletin de la Société Française de Minéralogie et de Cristallographie, 92, 278-283   [view file]

Fleischer M (1970) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 55, 533-535   [view file]

Cooper M A, Hawthorne F C (2001) Structure topology and hydrogen bonding in marthozite, Cu2+[(UO2)3(SeO3)2O2](H2O)8, a comparison with guilleminite, Ba[(UO2)3(SeO3)2O2](H2O)3, The Canadian Mineralogist, 39, 797-807   [view file]

Jambor J L, Roberts A C (2002) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 87, 355-358   [view file]