Uranopilite R060374

Name: Uranopilite
RRUFF ID: R060374
Ideal Chemistry: (UO2)6(SO4)O2(OH)6·14H2O
Locality: Apex mine, Lander County, Nevada, USA
Source: Michael Scott S100025 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Mass of yellow acicular crystals
Status: The identification of this mineral is not yet confirmed.
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R060374
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
REFERENCES for Uranopilite

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]

Weisbach A (1882) Mineralogische Notizen II. 17. Uranocher, Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Geologie und Palaontologie, 2, 249-259   [view file]

Foshag W F, Hunt W F (1935) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 20, 813-814   [view file]

Nováček R (1935) Study of some secondary uranium minerals, Vestniku Královské Ceské Spolecnosti Nauk, 7, issue 2 1-16   [view file]

Nováček R (1935) Study on some secondary uranium minerals (in English), Vestniku Královské Ceské Spolecnosti Nauk, 7, 1-36   [view file]

Frondel C (1952) Studies of uranium minerals (X): Uranopilite, American Mineralogist, 37, 950-959   [view file]

Čejka J, Sejkora J, Mrázek Z, Urbanec Z, Jarchovský T (1996) Jáchymovite, (UO2)8(SO4)(OH)14·13H2O, a new uranyl mineral from Jáchymov, the Krusné hory Mts., Czech Republic, and its comparison with uranopilite, Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Abhandlungen, 170, 155-170

Burns P C (2001) A new uranyl sulfate chain in the structure of uranopilite, The Canadian Mineralogist, 39, 1139-1146   [view file]

Jambor J L, Roberts A C (2002) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 87, 765-768   [view file]

Frost R L, Weier M L, Ayoko G A, Martens W, Čejka J (2006) An XRD, SEM and TG study of a uranopilite from Australia, Mineralogical Magazine, 70, 299-307   [view file]

Frost R L, Čejka J, Weier M L, Martens W n, Ayoko G A (2007) Raman spectroscopy of uranopilite of different origins - implications for molecular structure, Journal of Raman Spectroscopy, 38, 398-409