Andersonite R080133

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Name: Andersonite
RRUFF ID: R080133
Ideal Chemistry: Na2Ca(UO2)(CO3)3·5-6H2O
Locality: Monte Cristo mine, Cane Springs Canyon, near Moab, Grand County, Utah, USA
Source: James Shigley [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Bright yellowish green platy to granular crystals
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed only by single crystal X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Group: [ Not in a structural group (133) ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R080133
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R080133.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 18.04(3)Å    b: 18.04(3)Å    c: 23.90(4)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 120°   Volume: 6738(12)Å3    Crystal System: hexagonal
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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Andersonite

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]

Axelrod J M, Grimaldi F S, Milton C, Murata K J (1951) The uranium minerals from the Hillside mine, Yavapai County, Arizona, American Mineralogist, 36, 1-22   [view file]

Fleischer M (1952) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 37, 359-362   [view file]

Coda A, Della Giusta A, Tazzoli V (1981) The structure of synthetic andersonite, Na2Ca[UO2(CO3)3]·xH2O (x~5.6), Acta Crystallographica, B37, 1496-1500

Vochten R, Van Haverbeke L, Van Springel K (1993) Synthesis of liebigite and andersonite, and study of their thermal behavior and luminescence, The Canadian Mineralogist, 31, 167-171   [view file]

Vochten R, Van Haverbeke L, Van Springel K (1994) The structure and physicochemical characteristics of a synthetic phase compositionally intermediate between liebigite and andersonite, The Canadian Mineralogist, 32, 553-561   [view file]

Kubatko K-A, Helean K B, Navrotsky A, Burns P C (2005) Thermodynamics of uranyl minerals: enthalpies of formation of rutherfordine, UO2CO3, andersonite, Na2CaUO2(CO3)3(H2O)5, and grimselite, K3NaUO2(CO3)3H2O, American Mineralogist, 90, 1284-1290   [view file]