Tyuyamunite R060983

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Name: Tyuyamunite
RRUFF ID: R060983
Ideal Chemistry: Ca(UO2)2(VO4)2·5-8H2O
Locality: Ridenour mine, Coconino, Arizona, USA
Source: Bob Jenkins [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Thin platy lemon yellow crystals associated with green tangeite
Status: The identification of this mineral is not yet confirmed.
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R060983
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R060983.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 8.411(9)Å    b: 8.411(9)Å    c: 10.650(8)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 753.4(2)Å3    Crystal System: tetragonal

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REFERENCES for Tyuyamunite

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]

Nenadkevich K A (1912) Tyuyamunite - a new mineral, Bulletin de l'Académie Impériale des Sciences de St.-Pétersbourg, 6, 945-946   [view file]

Spencer L J (1913) A (sixth) list of new mineral names, Mineralogical Magazine, 16, 352-378   [view file]

Weeks A D, Thompson M E (1954) Identification and occurrence of uranium and vanadium minerals from the Colorado Plateaus: Tyutamunite and metatyuyamunite, Bulletin of the United States Geological Survey, 1009-B, 37-38   [view file]

Stern T W, Stieff L R, Girhard M N, Meyrowitz R (1956) The occurrence and properties of metatyuyamunite, Ca(UO2)2(VO4)2·3-5H2O, American Mineralogist, 41, 187-201   [view file]

Frost R L, Čejka J, Weier M L, Martens W, Henry D A (2005) Vibrational spectroscopy of selected natural uranyl vanadates, Vibrational Spectroscopy, 39, 131-138