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Gunterite & Hughesite

Posted by Uwe Kolitsch  
Gunterite & Hughesite
August 31, 2011 08:09AM
    
[www.uidaho.edu]

Gunterite:
Na4(H2V10O28)22H2O
Sunday Mine in San Miguel, Colorado
Named after Mickey Gunter, outstanding optical mineralogist.

Hughesite:
formula not given
[Edit: Pascoit group according to [www.uvm.edu]]
same mine
Named after John Hughes, professor of geology at the University of Vermont



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 08/31/2011 08:12AM by Uwe Kolitsch.
avatar Re: Gunterite & Hughesite
August 31, 2011 01:12PM
For hughesite the formula is: Na3Al(V5+10O28)ยท22H2O.
Re: Gunterite & Hughesite
August 31, 2011 05:06PM
    
Found also unit-cell data:
[alldissertations.com]
Re: Gunterite & Hughesite
September 04, 2011 11:50AM
    
Does anyone have an IMA number on those minerals??
avatar Re: Gunterite & Hughesite
September 04, 2011 01:57PM
    
Gunterite (IMA 2011-011)
Hughesite (IMA 2009-035a)
avatar Re: Gunterite & Hughesite
September 04, 2011 05:21PM
Gunterite is IMA 2011-001.
avatar Re: Gunterite & Hughesite
September 04, 2011 06:20PM
    
Hi Marco,

Sorry if I was incorrect on Gunterite as I used these references:

1) Kampf, A., Hughes, J., Marty, J., and Nash, B., 2011. Gunterite. IMA 2011-011. CNMNC Newsletter, Mineralogical Magazine, v. 75 (in press). [webcache.googleusercontent.com]

2) Mineralienatlas [www.mineralienatlas.de]

Ron
Re: Gunterite & Hughesite
September 04, 2011 11:48PM
    
Unfortunately none of the 2011 approvals have been published yet (Thanks MinMag), but gunterite is 2011-001.
avatar Re: Gunterite & Hughesite
September 05, 2011 02:13AM
    
Yup, 001.
Re: Gunterite & Hughesite
September 13, 2011 03:35PM
BTW
both specimens aren't yet loaded on mindat!

someone can do it?
thanks
maurizio dini
Re: Gunterite & Hughesite
February 04, 2012 08:25PM
    
Done.
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