Vandenbrandeite R080113

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Name: Vandenbrandeite
RRUFF ID: R080113
Ideal Chemistry: Cu(UO2)(OH)4
Locality: Musonoi mine, Kolwezi, Katanga, Democratic Republic of Congo
Source: William W. Pinch [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Aggregates of dark-green bladed crystals
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 sample
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RRUFF ID: R080113
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R080113.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 7.875(4)Å    b: 5.460(3)Å    c: 6.112(3)Å
alpha: 91.40(2)°    beta: 101.93(2)°    gamma: 89.84(2)°   Volume: 257.0(3)Å3    Crystal System: triclinic
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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Vandenbrandeite

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]

Schoep A (1932) La vandenbrandeite, un nouveau minéral uranifére, Annales du Musée du Congo Belge, 1, 24-31   [view file]

Foshag W F (1933) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 18, 179-180   [view file]

Milne I H, Nuffield E W (1951) Studies of radioactive compounds: I-vandenbrandeite, American Mineralogist, 36, 394-410   [view file]

Rosenzweig A, Ryan R R (1977) Vandenbrandeite CuUO2(OH)4, Crystal Structure Communications, 6, 53-56