Schoepite R080082

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Name: Schoepite
RRUFF ID: R080082
Ideal Chemistry: (UO2)4O(OH)6(H2O)6
Locality: Musonoi Mine, Kolwezi, Western area, Katanga Copper Zone, Katanga (Shaba), Congo (Zaïre)
Source: Michael Scott S103736 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Aggregates of bright yellow micro crystals
Status: The identification of this mineral is not yet confirmed.
Mineral Group: [ Schoepite (4) ]
Quick search: [ All Schoepite samples (2) ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R080082
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 10% of 150mW
REFERENCES for Schoepite

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]

Walker T L (1923) Schoepite, a new uranium mineral from Kasolo, Belgian Congo, American Mineralogist, 8, 67-69   [view file]

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

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

Finch R J, Cooper M A, Hawthorne F C, Ewing R C (1996) The crystal structure of schoepite, [(UO2)8O2(OH)12](H2O)12, The Canadian Mineralogist, 34, 1071-1088   [view file]

Finch R J, Hawthorne F C, Ewing R C (1998) Structural relations among schoepite, metaschoepite, and "dehydrated schoepite", The Canadian Mineralogist, 36, 831-845   [view file]

Schindler M, Putnis A (2004) Crystal growth of schoepite on the (104) surface of calcite, The Canadian Mineralogist, 42, 1667-1681   [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

Brugger J, Meisser N, Etschmann B, Ansermet S, Pring A (2011) Paulscherrerite from the Number 2 Workings, Mount Painter Inlier, Northern Flinders Ranges, South Australia: "Dehydrated schoepite" is a mineral after all, American Mineralogist, 96, 229-240   [view file]

Olds T A, Plášil J, Kampf A R, Spano T, Haynes P, Carlson S M, Burns P C, Simonetti A, Mills O P (2018) Leesite, K(H2O)2[(UO2)4O2(OH)5]·3H2O, a new K-bearing schoepite-family mineral from the Jomac mine, San Juan County, Utah, U.S.A, American Mineralogist, 103, 143-150   [view file]