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Vandendriesscheite

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Formula:
PbU7O22 · 12H2O
Colour:
Orange to amber-brown
Hardness:
3
Name:
Named after Adrien Vandendriessche (1914-1940), professor of geology and mineralogy, University of Ghent (Belgium).
This page provides mineralogical data about Vandendriesscheite.

Classification of Vandendriesscheite

Valid - first described prior to 1959 (pre-IMA) - "Grandfathered"
4.GB.40

4 : OXIDES (Hydroxides, V[5,6] vanadates, arsenites, antimonites, bismuthites, sulfites, selenites, tellurites, iodates)
G : Uranyl Hydroxides
B : With additional cations (K, Ca, Ba, Pb, etc.); with mainly UO2(O,OH)5 pentagonal polyhedra
5.8.1.1

5 : OXIDES CONTAINING URANIUM OR THORIUM
8 : AX7O22·xH2O
7.16.28

7 : Oxides and Hydroxides
16 : Oxides of U
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Type Occurrence of Vandendriesscheite

Physical Properties of Vandendriesscheite

Adamantine
Diaphaneity (Transparency):
Transparent, Translucent
Colour:
Orange to amber-brown
Hardness (Mohs):
3

Optical Data of Vandendriesscheite

Type:
Biaxial (-)
RI values:
nα = 1.780 nβ = 1.850 nγ = 1.860
2V:
Measured: 60° , Calculated: 40°
Max Birefringence:
δ = 0.080
Image shows birefringence interference colour range (at 30µm thickness) and does not take into account mineral colouration.
Surface Relief:
Very High
Dispersion:
r > v distinct

Chemical Properties of Vandendriesscheite

Formula:
PbU7O22 · 12H2O
Essential elements:
All elements listed in formula:

Relationship of Vandendriesscheite to other Species

4.GB.05AgrinieriteK2(Ca,Sr)[(UO2)3O3(OH)2]2 · 5H2O
4.GB.05CompreignaciteK2(UO2)6O4(OH)6 · 7H2O
4.GB.05RameauiteK2Ca(UO2)6(OH)16 · H2O
4.GB.10BecquereliteCa(UO2)6O4(OH)6 · 8H2O
4.GB.10BillietiteBa(UO2)6O4(OH)6 · 4-8H2O
4.GB.10ProtasiteBa(UO2)3O3(OH)2 · 3H2O
4.GB.15RichetitePb(UO2)4O5 · 4H2O
4.GB.20BauranoiteBa(UO2)2(OH)6 · 1-2H2O
4.GB.20Calciouranoite(Ca,Ba,Pb)U2O7 · 5H2O
4.GB.20Metacalciouranoite(Ca,Ba,Pb,K2)U2O7 · 2H2O
4.GB.25FourmarieritePb(UO2)4O3(OH)4 · 4H2O
4.GB.30Wölsendorfite(Pb,Ca)U2O7 · 2H2O
4.GB.35MasuyitePb(UO2)3O3(OH)2 · 3H2O
4.GB.40MetavandendriesscheitePbU7O22 · nH2O n < 12
4.GB.45VandenbrandeiteCu(UO2)(OH)4
4.GB.50SayritePb2(UO2)5O6(OH)2 · 4H2O
4.GB.55CuritePb3(UO2)8O8(OH)6 · 3H2O
4.GB.60Iriginite(UO2)Mo2O7 · 3H2O
4.GB.65UranosphaeriteBi(UO2)O2(OH)
4.GB.70HolfertiteCaxU6+2-xTi(O8-xOH4x) · 3H2O
7.16.1UraniniteUO2
7.16.2Schoepite(UO2)8O2(OH)12 · 12H2O
7.16.3ParaschoepiteUO3 · 2H2O
7.16.4MetaschoepiteUO3 · 1-2H2O
7.16.5MetastudtiteUO4 · 2H2O
7.16.6Studtite[(UO2)(O2)(H2O)2] · H2O
7.16.7IanthiniteU4+(UO2)5O7 · 10H2O
7.16.8CompreignaciteK2(UO2)6O4(OH)6 · 7H2O
7.16.9VandenbrandeiteCu(UO2)(OH)4
7.16.10RoubaultiteCu2(UO2)3(OH)10 · 5H2O
7.16.11BecquereliteCa(UO2)6O4(OH)6 · 8H2O
7.16.12RameauiteK2Ca(UO2)6(OH)16 · H2O
7.16.13AgrinieriteK2(Ca,Sr)[(UO2)3O3(OH)2]2 · 5H2O
7.16.14ProtasiteBa(UO2)3O3(OH)2 · 3H2O
7.16.15BillietiteBa(UO2)6O4(OH)6 · 4-8H2O
7.16.16BauranoiteBa(UO2)2(OH)6 · 1-2H2O
7.16.17Metacalciouranoite(Ca,Ba,Pb,K2)U2O7 · 2H2O
7.16.18Calciouranoite(Ca,Ba,Pb)U2O7 · 5H2O
7.16.19OrthobranneriteU4+U6+Ti4O12(OH)2
7.16.20Thorutite(Th,U,Ca)Ti2(O,OH)6
7.16.21Davidite-(La)(La,Ce)(Y,U,Fe)(Ti,Fe)20(O,OH)38
7.16.22Davidite-(Ce)(Ce,La)(Y,U,Fe)(Ti,Fe)20(O,OH)38
7.16.23Brannerite(U4+,REE,Th,Ca)(Ti,Fe3+,Nb)2(O,OH)6
7.16.24FourmarieritePb(UO2)4O3(OH)4 · 4H2O
7.16.25RichetitePb(UO2)4O5 · 4H2O
7.16.26CuritePb3(UO2)8O8(OH)6 · 3H2O
7.16.27MasuyitePb(UO2)3O3(OH)2 · 3H2O
7.16.29MetavandendriesscheitePbU7O22 · nH2O n < 12
7.16.30SayritePb2(UO2)5O6(OH)2 · 4H2O
7.16.31Wölsendorfite(Pb,Ca)U2O7 · 2H2O
7.16.32Clarkeite(Na,Ca,Pb)(UO2)O(OH) · 0-1H2O
7.16.33UranosphaeriteBi(UO2)O2(OH)

Other Names for Vandendriesscheite

Name in Other Languages:

Other Information

Health Risks:
No information on health risks for this material has been entered into the database. You should always treat mineral specimens with care.

References for Vandendriesscheite

Reference List:
Bulletin de la Sociètè Belge de Gèologie (1947): 70: 212-226.

American Mineralogist (1948): 33: 384.

American Mineralogist (1960): 45: 1026-1061.

Burns, P.C. (1997) A new uranyl oxide hydrate sheet in the structure of vandendriesscheite: implications for mineral paragenesis and the corrosion of spent nuclear fuel. American Mineralogist (1997): 82: 1176-1186.

Burns, P.C. (2005) U 6+ minerals and inorganic compounds: insights into an expanded structural hierarchy of crystal structures. Canadian Mineralogist: 43: 1839-1894.

Internet Links for Vandendriesscheite

Localities for Vandendriesscheite

map shows a selection of localities that have latitude and longitude coordinates recorded. Click on the symbol to view information about a locality. The symbol next to localities in the list can be used to jump to that position on the map.
(TL) indicates type locality for a valid mineral species. (FRL) indicates first recorded locality for everything else. ? indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. All other localities listed without reference should be considered as uncertain and unproven until references can be found.
Argentina
 
  • Córdoba
    • Punilla Department
      • Sierra de Córdoba
Linares, E. y Toubes, R.O., 1960. Los minerales radiactivos de la República Argentina. 1ras Jornadas Geológicas Argentinas, 3: 191-205.
Australia
 
  • Northern Territory
    • Roper Gulf Region
Henry, D.A., Pogson, R.E. and Williams, P.A. (2005) Threadgoldite from the South Alligator Valley uranium field, Northern Territory, Australia: second world occurrence. , Australian Journal of Mineralogy, 11, 7-11
    • West Arnhem Region
      • Kakadu
Waite & Payne (1993) Uranium Transport in the subsurface environment - Koongara - a case study in Metals in Groundwater H. Allen et al ed. CRC Press
      • South Alligator River
Henry, D.A., Pogson, R.E. and Williams, P.A. (2005) Threadgoldite from the South Alligator Valley uranium field, Northern Territory, Australia: second world occurrence. , Australian Journal of Mineralogy, 11, 7-11
Austria
 
  • Salzburg
    • Hohe Tauern
      • Rauris valley
        • Hüttwinkl valley
A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs (1989)
China
 
  • Hunan Province
Aizhen Wang (1992): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 12(1), 78-82
Czech Republic
 
  • Bohemia (Böhmen; Boehmen)
    • Karlovy Vary Region
      • Krušné Hory Mts (Erzgebirge)
        • Jáchymov District (St Joachimsthal)
          • Horní Blatná District (Platten)
            • Potûčky (Breitenbach)
Pauliš P., Kopecký S., Černý P. 2007: Uranové minerály České Republiky a jejich naleziště. 1. část. (Kutna Hora, issue 1)
Lapis 2002(7/8), 63-65
  • Moravia (Mähren; Maehren)
    • Olomouc Region
      • Javorník (Jauernig)
Pauliš P., Kopecký S., Černý P. 2007: Uranové minerály České Republiky a jejich naleziště. 1. část. (Kutna Hora, issue 1)
Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaïre)
 
  • Katanga (Shaba)
ARLIGUIE M collection
    • Katanga Copper Crescent
      • Shinkolobwe
[MinRec 9:34, 9:114]
France
 
  • Languedoc-Roussillon
    • Hérault
      • Lodève
[Le Règne Minéral 1997, 13, p.5-18]; Bariand, P., Bachet, B., Brassy, C., Medenbach, O., Deliens, M., Vautier, R., & Piret, P. (1993) A New Uranium Mineral from the Talmessi Mine, Iran, and Rabejac, France. Mineral. Rec.: 24: 463-467
  • Rhône-Alpes
    • Haute-Savoie
      • Vallorcine
Meisser, N. (2012): La minéralogie de l'uranium dans le massif des Aiguilles Rouges. Matér. Géol. Suisse, Sér. géotech. 96, 183 p.
    • Loire
      • Saint-Just-en-Chevalet
        • Saint-Priest-la-Prugne
J. Chervet et G. Branche : "Contribution à l'Etude des Minéraux Secondaires d'Uranium Français", Annales de l'Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Géologie Appliquée et de Prospection Minière de l'Université de Nancy, 1955 ; J.-J. Périchaud: "Où trouver les minéraux d'Auvergne", Vol. 1, Editions l'Instant Durable (Clermont-Ferrand), 1985, p. 92
Germany
 
  • Baden-Württemberg
    • Black Forest
      • Menzenschwand
No reference listed
      • Schenkenzell
        • Wittichen
          • Böckelsbach valley
Walenta: "Die Mineralien des Schwarzwaldes", Weise (Munich), 1992
          • Burgfelsen
No reference listed
          • Heubach Valley
No reference listed
  • Bavaria
    • Franconia
      • Fichtelgebirge
        • Weißenstadt
          • Großschloppen
Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
    • Upper Palatinate
      • Waidhaus
        • Hagendorf
S Wolfsried collection
  • Saxony
    • Vogtland
      • Oelsnitz
Gröbner, J. and Kolitsch, U. (2007): The minerals of the uranium prospect at Tirpersdorf, Vogtland. Lapis 32, 37-42; 58. (in German)
Italy
 
  • Lombardy
    • Bergamo Province
      • Seriana Valley
        • Valgoglio
Probed Milan University 2006
  • Trentino-Alto Adige (Trentino-Südtirol)
    • Trento Province
      • Giudicarie Valleys
        • Chiese Valley
          • Daone
            • Daone Valley
              • Limes
Campostrini, I., Demartin, F., Gramaccioli, C.M. (2005): Val Daone. Minerali secondari del giacimento uranifero presso Limes, Daone (TN). Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 4/2005, 228-240.
Norway
 
  • Aust-Agder
    • Evje og Hornnes
      • Flatebygd
Åmli, R. (1969): Secondary uranium and thorium minerals from Einerkilen granite pegmatite in Evje, Southern Norway. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse 258 [Årbok 1968]: 124-130
Spain
 
  • Catalonia
    • Lleida (Lérida)
      • El Pallars Jussà
        • La Vall Fosca
          • La Torre de Cabdella (La Torre de Capdella)
            • Castell-estaó
http://mineralsabella.blogspot.de/2009/11/minerales-raros-de-uranio.html
Sweden
 
  • Jämtland
    • Krokom
MinMag 46, 217
Switzerland
 
  • Grischun (Grisons; Graubünden)
    • Vorderrhein Valley
Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 424.
  • St Gallen
    • Weisstannen Valley
Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 424.
  • Wallis (Valais)
    • Le Trient Valley
      • Finhaut
        • Emosson
Meisser, N. (2012): La minéralogie de l'uranium dans le massif des Aiguilles Rouges. Matér. Géol. Suisse, Sér. géotech. 96, 183 p.
      • Les Marécottes
Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 171.
Meisser, N. (2012): La minéralogie de l'uranium dans le massif des Aiguilles Rouges. Matér. Géol. Suisse, Sér. géotech. 96, 183 p.
    • Riddes
      • Isérables
Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 424.
Tanzania
 
  • Morogoro Region
    • Uluguru Mts (Uruguru Mts)
UK
 
  • England
    • Cornwall
      • St Just District
        • St Just
          • Botallack
            • Wheal Owles
[Journal of the Russell Society, 6(1), 17-26 (1995)]
  • Scotland
    • Dumfries & Galloway
      • Needle's Eye
BMS Database; R. S. W. Braithwaite and J. R. Knight (1990) Rare Minerals, Including Several New to Britain, in Supergene Alteration of U-Cu-As-Bi-Co Mineralisation Near Dalbeattie, South Scotland. Mineralogical Magazine 54:129-131.
USA
 
  • Arizona
    • Apache Co.
      • Navajo Indian Reservation
        • Monument Valley
          • Monument No. 2 channel
Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 411.
  • Colorado
    • Larimer Co.
      • Crystal Mountain Pegmatite District (Storm Mountain District)
        • Storm Mountain
Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.
  • Connecticut
    • Middlesex Co.
      • Haddam
        • Haddam Neck
Schooner, Richard. (circa 1980s), Untitled manuscript on central Connecticut mineralogy.
  • Maine
    • Oxford Co.
      • Newry
King, V. and Foord, E., 1994, Mineralogy of Maine, V. 1; King, V. (ed), 2000, Mineralogy of Maine, V. 2.
  • New Hampshire
    • Grafton Co.
      • Grafton
Clifford Frondel (1956) Mineral Composition of Gummite, American Mineralogist 41:539-568.; Rocks & Minerals (2005) 80:242-261 New Hampshire Mineral Locality Index
      • Groton
Rocks & Min. (Sept/Oct 1981)
    • Strafford Co.
      • Strafford
        • Parker Mountain
Rocks & Min. 80:256 (2005); Rocks & Minerals 80:4 pp234-241
    • Sullivan Co.
      • Acworth
Januzzi, R.E. and Seaman, David M. (1976) Mineral Localities Of Connecticut and Southern New York State and Pegmatite Minerals of the World.
  • North Carolina
    • Mitchell Co.
      • Deake
Clifford Frondel,July-August,1956,The American Mineralogist,Mineral Composition of Gummite,pg # 559
Clifford Frondel,1958,Systematic Mineralogy of Uranium and Thoriun,USGS Bulletin 1064,pg .86
        • Spruce Pine
          • Greasy Creek Township
Clifford Frondel,July-August,1956,The American Mineralogist,Mineral Composition of Gummite,pg #559
Clifford Frondel,July-August,1956,The American Mineralogist,Mineral Composition of Gummite, pg # 559
    • Yancey Co.
      • Spruce Pine District
Clifford Frondel,1958,Systematic Mineralogy of Uranium and Thorium,USGS Bulletin 1064,pg.86
  • Pennsylvania
    • Delaware Co.
      • Swarthmore (Borough of Swarthmore)
        • Woodlyn (Avondale)
Reed, Juliet C. (1976), Annotated Biblio. of Mins. New to the Pa List 1965-1974, The Mineralogical Soc. of PA, Inc.: 36-37, 62-63, 75; Montgomery, A. (Jan & May, 1970) in Pa Minerals (PM), PM(85) & (89), Keystone Newsletter.
  • South Dakota
    • Custer Co.
      • Custer District
        • Fourmile
Rocks & Minerals: 75(3): 156-169.
Rocks & Minerals: 75(3): 156-169.
    • Pennington Co.
      • Keystone District
        • Keystone
Rocks & Min.:10:147 & 60:112,116.
  • Utah
    • Emery Co.
      • San Rafael District (San Rafael Swell)
        • Delta
UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
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