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Gunterite & Hughesite

Posted by Uwe Kolitsch  
Gunterite & Hughesite
August 31, 2011 09:09AM

Sunday Mine in San Miguel, Colorado
Named after Mickey Gunter, outstanding optical mineralogist.

formula not given
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same mine
Named after John Hughes, professor of geology at the University of Vermont

Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 08/31/2011 09:12AM by Uwe Kolitsch.
avatar Re: Gunterite & Hughesite
August 31, 2011 02:12PM
For hughesite the formula is: Na3Al(V5+10O28)·22H2O.
Re: Gunterite & Hughesite
August 31, 2011 06:06PM
Re: Gunterite & Hughesite
September 04, 2011 12:50PM
Does anyone have an IMA number on those minerals??
avatar Re: Gunterite & Hughesite
September 04, 2011 02:57PM
Gunterite (IMA 2011-011)
Hughesite (IMA 2009-035a)
avatar Re: Gunterite & Hughesite
September 04, 2011 06:21PM
Gunterite is IMA 2011-001.
avatar Re: Gunterite & Hughesite
September 04, 2011 07:20PM
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).

2) Mineralienatlas

Re: Gunterite & Hughesite
September 05, 2011 12:48AM
Unfortunately none of the 2011 approvals have been published yet (Thanks MinMag), but gunterite is 2011-001.
avatar Re: Gunterite & Hughesite
September 05, 2011 03:13AM
Yup, 001.
Re: Gunterite & Hughesite
September 13, 2011 04:35PM
both specimens aren't yet loaded on mindat!

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

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