Rutherfordine R110154



Name: Rutherfordine
RRUFF ID: R110154
Ideal Chemistry: (UO2)(CO3)
Locality: Shinkolobwe mine, Zaire
Source: Luiz Menezes, from Vincent Bourgoin [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Pale yellow bladed crystals associated with orange w├Âlsendorfite
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction.
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RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample
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RRUFF ID: R110154
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Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R110154.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 4.830(1)Å    b: 9.184(2)Å    c: 4.290(1)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 190.29(8)Å3    Crystal System: orthorhombic
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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Rutherfordine

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]

Marckwald W (1906) Ueber Uranerze aus Deutsch-Ostafrika, Zentralblatt für Mineralogie, Geologie und Paläontologie, 1906, 761-763   [view file]

Frondel C, Meyrowitz R (1956) Studies of uranium minerals (XIX): rutherfordine, diderichite, and clarkeite, American Mineralogist, 41, 127-133   [view file]

International Mineralogical Association (1962) International Mineralogical Association: Commission on new minerals and mineral names, Mineralogical Magazine, 33, 260-263   [view file]

International Mineralogical Association (1980) International Mineralogical Association: Commission on new minerals and mineral names, Mineralogical Magazine, 43, 1053-1055   [view file]

Finch R J, Cooper M A, Hawthorne F C, Ewing R C (1999) Refinement of the crystal structure of rutherfordine, The Canadian Mineralogist, 37, 929-938   [view file]

Kubatko K-A, Helean K B, Navrotsky A, Burns P C (2005) Thermodynamics of uranyl minerals: enthalpies of formation of rutherfordine, UO2CO3, andersonite, Na2CaUO2(CO3)3(H2O)5, and grimselite, K3NaUO2(CO3)3H2O, American Mineralogist, 90, 1284-1290   [view file]