Uraninite R070747

Name: Uraninite
RRUFF ID: R070747
Ideal Chemistry: UO2
Locality: Topsham, Sagadahoc County, Maine, USA
Source: Michael Scott S101632 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Elongated dodecahedral gray-black submetallic crystals
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Group: [ Fluorite (12) ]
RRUFF ID: R070747.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R070747
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R070747.1
Sample Description: Powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 5.4765(2)Å    b: 5.4765(2)Å    c: 5.4765(2)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 164.25(2)Å3    Crystal System: cubic
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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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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Uraninite

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

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Foord E E, Korzeb S L, Lichte F E, Fitzpatrick J J (1997) Additional studies on mixed uranyl oxide-hydroxide hydrate alteration products of uraninite from the Palermo and Ruggles granitic pegmatites, Grafton County, New Hampshire, The Canadian Mineralogist, 35, 145-151   [view file]

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Macmillan E, Ciobanu C L, Ehrig K, Cook N J, Pring A (2016) Chemical zoning and lattice distortion in uraninite from Olympic Dam, South Australia, American Mineralogist, 101, 2351-2354

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Schindler M, Lussier A J, Bellrose J, Rouvimov S, Burns P C, Kyser T K (2017) Mobilization and agglomeration of uraninite nanoparticles: A nano-mineralogical study of samples from the Matoush Uranium ore deposit, American Mineralogist, 102, 1776-1787