Vandendriesscheite R090064

Name: Vandendriesscheite
RRUFF ID: R090064
Ideal Chemistry: Pb1.6(UO2)10O6(OH)11·11H2O
Locality: Shinkolobwe mine, Katanga, Congo
Source: William W. Pinch [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Yellowish-orange blocky crystals associated with dark reddish-orange fourmarierite
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction.
Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample

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RRUFF ID: R090064
Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 30% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R090064.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 14.091(4)Å    b: 41.137(4)Å    c: 14.54(1)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 8426(5)Å3    Crystal System: orthorhombic
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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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REFERENCES for Vandendriesscheite

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]

Vaes J F (1947) Six nouveaux minéraux d'urane provenant de Shinkolobwe (Katanga), Annales de la Société Géologique de Belgique, 70, B212-B225   [view file]

Fleischer M (1948) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 33, 384-386   [view file]

Christ C L, Clark J R (1960) Crystal chemical studies of uranyl oxide hydrates, American Mineralogist, 45, 1026-1061   [view file]

Burns P C (1997) A new uranyl oxide hydrate sheet in vandendriesscheite: Implications for mineral paragenesis and the corrosion of spent nuclear fuel, American Mineralogist, 82, 1176-1186   [view file]

Frost R L, Čejka J, Weier M L (2007) Raman spectroscopic study of the uranyl oxyhydroxide hydrates: becquerelite, billietite, curite, schoepite and vandendriesscheite, Journal of Raman Spectroscopy, 38, 460-466

Krivovichev S V (2013) Structural complexity of minerals: information storage and processing in the mineral world, Mineralogical Magazine, 77, 275-326