Metarauchite R120114



Name: Metarauchite
RRUFF ID: R120114
Ideal Chemistry: Ni(UO2)2(AsO4)2·8H2O
Locality: Schweizer vein, 90 level, Eduard mine, Jachymov, Krusne Hory Mts., Czech Republic
Source: Dr Peter Kolesar [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Aggregates of yellow play crystals, associated with green platy metazeunerite
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed only by single crystal X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Group: [ Autunite (1) ]
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
RRUFF ID:
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
DOWNLOADS:

  To download sample data,
  please select a specific
  orientation angle.

Direction of polarization of laser relative to fiducial mark:
X Min:    X Max:    X Sort:
BROAD SCAN WITH SPECTRAL ARTIFACTS
RRUFF ID: R120114
Wavelength:
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R120114.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 7.171(1)Å    b: 9.758(1)Å    c: 13.268(2)Å
alpha: 75.70(3)°    beta: 84.13(3)°    gamma: 81.88(3)°   Volume: 888.4(2)Å3    Crystal System: triclinic
DOWNLOADS:

X Min:    X Max:    X Sort:
REFERENCES for Metarauchite

Williams P A, Hatert F, Pasero M (2008) New minerals approved in 2008, in International Mineralogical Association 1-13   [view file]

Plášil J, Sejkora J, Cejka J, Novák M, Viñals J, Ondruš P, Veselovský F, Škácha P, Jehlicka J, Goliáš V, Hloušek J (2010) Metarauchite, Ni(UO2)2(AsO4)2·8H2O, from Jáchymov, Czech Republic, and Schneeberg, Germany: A new member of the autunite group, The Canadian Mineralogist, 48, 335-350   [view file]

Poirier G, Tait K T, Rowe R (2011) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 96, 936-945   [view file]