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Zeunerite

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Formula:
Cu(UO
 
2
)
 
2
(AsO
 
4
)
 
2
· 12H
 
2
O
Water content was previously thought to range between 10 and 16 H2O.
System:TetragonalColour:Yellow-green, ...
Hardness:
Member of:Autunite Group
Name:
Named after Gustav Anton Zeuner (1828-1907), Director of the School of Mines, Freiberg, Saxony (Germany).


Autunite Group.

A secondary mineral occurring in the oxidised zones of arsenic-bearing hydrothermal uranium deposits.
Often dehydrated to Metazeunerite.

Classification of Zeunerite

IMA status:Valid - first described prior to 1959 (pre-IMA) - "Grandfathered"
Strunz 8th edition ID:7/E.01-80
Nickel-Strunz 10th (pending) edition ID:8.EB.05

8 : PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES, VANADATES
E : Uranyl phosphates and arsenates
B : UO2:RO4 = 1:1
Dana 8th edition ID:40.2a.14.1

40 : HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
2a : AB2(XO4)2·xH2O, containing (UO2)2+
Hey's CIM Ref.:20.7.5

20 : Arsenates (also arsenates with phosphate, but without other anions)
7 : Arsenates of U
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Type Occurrence of Zeunerite

Type Locality:Walpurgis Flacher vein, Weißer Hirsch Mine (Shaft 3), Neustädtel, Schneeberg District, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany
Place of Conservation of Type Material:State Museum of Mineralogy and Geology, Dresden.
Mining Academy, Freiberg, Saxony, Germany: #21730.
Year of Discovery:1872

Occurrences of Zeunerite

Geological Setting:Secondary mineral in oxidation zone of arsenic bearing hydrothermal uranium deposits.

Physical Properties of Zeunerite

Lustre:Vitreous
Diaphaneity (Transparency):Transparent, Translucent
Colour:Yellow-green, emerald-green
Hardness (Mohs):
Cleavage:Perfect
Perfect on {001}; distinct on {100}
Density (measured):3.47 g/cm3
Density (calculated):3.57 g/cm3
Comment:Density calculated for 16H2O.

Crystallography of Zeunerite

Crystal System:Tetragonal
Class (H-M):4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) - Ditetragonal Dipyramidal
Space Group:I4/mmm {I4/m 2/m 2/m}
Cell Parameters:a = 7.1797(3) Å, c = 20.857(1) Å
Ratio:a:c = 1 : 2.905
Unit Cell Volume:V 1075.1 ų
Z:2
Morphology:Crystals flat tabular on {001}. Subparallel growths common.
Comment:Data for synthetic crystal.
X-Ray Powder Diffraction:
d-spacingIntensity
10.65 (10)
6.86 (5)
5.04 (8)
3.59 (9)
3.39 (7)
2.08 (5)
1.926 (6)

Optical Data of Zeunerite

Type:Uniaxial (-)
RI values: nω = 1.610 - 1.613 nε = 1.582 - 1.585
Maximum Birefringence:δ = 0.028

Chart shows birefringence interference colour range (at 30µm thickness) and does not take into account mineral colouration.
Surface Relief:Moderate
Pleochroism:Visible
Comments:O = Blue-green
E = Pale blue-green

Chemical Properties of Zeunerite

Formula:
Cu(UO
 
2
)
 
2
(AsO
 
4
)
 
2
· 12H
 
2
O


Water content was previously thought to range between 10 and 16 H2O.
Simplified for copy/paste:Cu(UO2)2(AsO4)2·12H2O
Essential elements:As, Cu, H, O, U
All elements listed in formula:As, Cu, H, O, U

Relationship of Zeunerite to other Species

Series:Forms a series with Torbernite (see here)
Member of:Autunite Group
Other Members of Group:

- +
Autunite
Ca(UO
 
2
)
 
2
(PO
 
4
)
 
2
· 11H
 
2
O
Heinrichite
Ba(UO
 
2
)
 
2
(AsO
 
4
)
 
2
· 10H
 
2
O
Kahlerite
Fe(UO
 
2
)
 
2
(AsO
 
4
)
 
2
· 12H
 
2
O
Metarauchite
Ni(UO
 
2
)
 
2
(AsO
 
4
)
 
2
· 8H
 
2
O
Nováčekite-I
Mg(UO
 
2
)
 
2
(AsO
 
4
)
 
2
· 12H
 
2
O
Nováčekite-II
Mg(UO
 
2
)
 
2
(AsO
 
4
)
 
2
· 10H
 
2
O
Rauchite
Ni(UO
 
2
)
 
2
(AsO
 
4
)
 
2
· 10H
 
2
O
Sabugalite
HAl(UO
 
2
)
 
4
(PO
 
4
)
 
4
· 16H
 
2
O
Saléeite
Mg(UO
 
2
)
 
2
(PO
 
4
)
 
2
· 10H
 
2
O
Torbernite
Cu(UO
 
2
)
 
2
(PO
 
4
)
 
2
· 12H
 
2
O
Uranocircite
Ba(UO
 
2
)
 
2
(PO
 
4
)
 
2
· 10H
 
2
O
Uranospinite
Ca(UO
 
2
)(AsO
 
4
)
 
2
· 10H
 
2
O
Common Associates:
ScoroditeOliveniteMansfielditeMalachiteAzurite
Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz Grouping):

- +
8.EB.05Autunite
Ca(UO
 
2
)
 
2
(PO
 
4
)
 
2
· 11H
 
2
O
8.EB.05Heinrichite
Ba(UO
 
2
)
 
2
(AsO
 
4
)
 
2
· 10H
 
2
O
8.EB.05Kahlerite
Fe(UO
 
2
)
 
2
(AsO
 
4
)
 
2
· 12H
 
2
O
8.EB.05Nováčekite-I
Mg(UO
 
2
)
 
2
(AsO
 
4
)
 
2
· 12H
 
2
O
8.EB.05Saléeite
Mg(UO
 
2
)
 
2
(PO
 
4
)
 
2
· 10H
 
2
O
8.EB.05Torbernite
Cu(UO
 
2
)
 
2
(PO
 
4
)
 
2
· 12H
 
2
O
8.EB.05Uranocircite
Ba(UO
 
2
)
 
2
(PO
 
4
)
 
2
· 10H
 
2
O
8.EB.05Uranospinite
Ca(UO
 
2
)(AsO
 
4
)
 
2
· 10H
 
2
O
8.EB.05Xiangjiangite
(Fe
3+
 
,Al)(UO
 
2
)
 
4
(PO
 
4
)
 
2
(SO
 
4
)
 
2
(OH) · 22H
 
2
O
8.EB.05Metarauchite
Ni(UO
 
2
)
 
2
(AsO
 
4
)
 
2
· 8H
 
2
O
8.EB.05Rauchite
Ni(UO
 
2
)
 
2
(AsO
 
4
)
 
2
· 10H
 
2
O
8.EB.10Bassetite
Fe
2+
 
(UO
 
2
)
 
2
(PO
 
4
)
 
2
· 8H
 
2
O
8.EB.10Lehnerite
Mn
2+
 
(UO
 
2
)
 
2
(PO
 
4
)
 
2
· 8H
 
2
O
8.EB.10Meta-autunite
Ca(UO
 
2
)
 
2
(PO
 
4
)
 
2
· 6-8H
 
2
O
8.EB.10Metasaléeite
Mg(UO
 
2
)
 
2
(PO
 
4
)
 
2
· 8H
 
2
O
8.EB.10Metauranocircite
Ba(UO
 
2
)
 
2
(PO
 
4
)
 
2
· 7H
 
2
O
8.EB.10Metauranospinite
Ca(UO
 
2
)
 
2
(AsO
 
4
)
 
2
· 8H
 
2
O
8.EB.10Metaheinrichite
Ba(UO
 
2
)
 
2
(AsO
 
4
)
 
2
· 8H
 
2
O
8.EB.10Metakahlerite
Fe
2+
 
(UO
 
2
)
 
2
(AsO
 
4
)
 
2
· 8H
 
2
O
8.EB.10Metakirchheimerite
Co(UO
 
2
)
 
2
(AsO
 
4
)
 
2
· 8H
 
2
O
8.EB.10Metanováčekite
Mg(UO
 
2
)
 
2
(AsO
 
4
)
 
2
· 4-8H
 
2
O
8.EB.10Metatorbernite
Cu(UO
 
2
)
 
2
(PO
 
4
)
 
2
· 8H
 
2
O
8.EB.10Metazeunerite
Cu(UO
 
2
)
 
2
(AsO
 
4
)
 
2
· 8H
 
2
O
8.EB.10Przhevalskite
Pb
 
2
(UO
 
2
)
 
3
(PO
 
4
)
 
2
(OH)
 
4
· 3H
 
2
O
8.EB.10Meta-lodèvite
8.EB.15Abernathyite
K
 
2
(UO
 
2
)
 
2
(AsO
 
4
)
 
2
· 6H
 
2
O
8.EB.15Chernikovite
(H
 
3
O)
 
2
(UO
 
2
)
 
2
(PO
 
4
)
 
2
· 6H
 
2
O
8.EB.15Meta-ankoleite
K
 
2
(UO
 
2
)
 
2
(PO
 
4
)
 
2
· 6H
 
2
O
8.EB.15Natrouranospinite
(Na
 
2
,Ca)(UO
 
2
)
 
2
(AsO
 
4
)
 
2
· 5H
 
2
O
8.EB.15Trögerite
(UO
 
2
)
 
3
(AsO
 
4
)
 
2
· 12H
 
2
O (?)
8.EB.15Uramphite
(NH
 
4
)
 
2
(UO
 
2
)
 
2
(PO
 
4
)
 
2
· 6H
 
2
O
8.EB.15Uramarsite
(NH
 
4
,H
 
3
O)
 
2
(UO
 
2
)
 
2
(AsO
 
4
,PO
 
4
)
 
2
· 6H
 
2
O
8.EB.20Threadgoldite
Al(UO
 
2
)
 
2
(PO
 
4
)
 
2
(OH) · 8H
 
2
O
8.EB.20Chistyakovaite
Al(UO
 
2
)
 
2
(AsO
 
4
)
 
2
(F,OH) · 6.5H
 
2
O
8.EB.25Arsenuranospathite
HAl(UO
 
2
)
 
4
(AsO
 
4
)
 
4
· 40H
 
2
O
8.EB.25Uranospathite
(Al,☐)(UO
 
2
)
 
2
(PO
 
4
)
 
2
F · 20(H
 
2
O,F)
8.EB.30Vochtenite
(Fe
2+
 
,Mg)Fe
3+
 
(UO
 
2
)
 
4
(PO
 
4
)
 
4
(OH) · 12-13H
 
2
O
8.EB.35Coconinoite
Fe
3+
2
Al
 
2
(UO
 
2
)
 
2
(PO
 
4
)
 
4
(SO
 
4
)(OH)
 
2
· 20H
 
2
O
8.EB.40Ranunculite
HAl(UO
 
2
)(PO
 
4
)(OH)
 
3
· 4H
 
2
O
8.EB.45Triangulite
Al
 
3
(UO
 
2
)
 
4
(PO
 
4
)
 
4
(OH)
 
5
· 5H
 
2
O
8.EB.50Furongite
Al
 
13
(UO
 
2
)
 
7
(PO
 
4
)
 
13
(OH)
 
14
· 58H
 
2
O
8.EB.55Sabugalite
HAl(UO
 
2
)
 
4
(PO
 
4
)
 
4
· 16H
 
2
O
Related Minerals - Hey's Index Grouping:

- +
20.7.1Trögerite
(UO
 
2
)
 
3
(AsO
 
4
)
 
2
· 12H
 
2
O (?)
20.7.2Natrouranospinite
(Na
 
2
,Ca)(UO
 
2
)
 
2
(AsO
 
4
)
 
2
· 5H
 
2
O
20.7.3Abernathyite
K
 
2
(UO
 
2
)
 
2
(AsO
 
4
)
 
2
· 6H
 
2
O
20.7.4Metazeunerite
Cu(UO
 
2
)
 
2
(AsO
 
4
)
 
2
· 8H
 
2
O
20.7.6Metanováčekite
Mg(UO
 
2
)
 
2
(AsO
 
4
)
 
2
· 4-8H
 
2
O
20.7.7Nováčekite-I
Mg(UO
 
2
)
 
2
(AsO
 
4
)
 
2
· 12H
 
2
O
20.7.8Arsenuranylite
Ca(UO
 
2
)
 
4
(AsO
 
4
)
 
2
(OH)
 
4
· 6H
 
2
O
20.7.9Metauranospinite
Ca(UO
 
2
)
 
2
(AsO
 
4
)
 
2
· 8H
 
2
O
20.7.10Uranospinite
Ca(UO
 
2
)(AsO
 
4
)
 
2
· 10H
 
2
O
20.7.11Metaheinrichite
Ba(UO
 
2
)
 
2
(AsO
 
4
)
 
2
· 8H
 
2
O
20.7.12Heinrichite
Ba(UO
 
2
)
 
2
(AsO
 
4
)
 
2
· 10H
 
2
O
20.7.13Metalodèvite
Zn(UO
 
2
)
 
2
(AsO
 
4
)
 
2
· 10H
 
2
O
20.7.14Arsenuranospathite
HAl(UO
 
2
)
 
4
(AsO
 
4
)
 
4
· 40H
 
2
O
20.7.15Hallimondite
Pb
 
2
(UO
 
2
)(AsO
 
4
)
 
2
· nH
 
2
O, 0 ≤ n ≤ 0.5
20.7.16Hügelite
Pb
 
2
(UO
 
2
)
 
3
(AsO
 
4
)
 
2
O
 
2
· 5H
 
2
O
20.7.17Asselbornite
Pb(BiO)
 
3
(UO
 
2
)
 
4
(AsO
 
4
)
 
2
(OH)
 
7
·4H
 
2
O
20.7.18Metakahlerite
Fe
2+
 
(UO
 
2
)
 
2
(AsO
 
4
)
 
2
· 8H
 
2
O
20.7.19Kahlerite
Fe(UO
 
2
)
 
2
(AsO
 
4
)
 
2
· 12H
 
2
O
20.7.20Metakirchheimerite
Co(UO
 
2
)
 
2
(AsO
 
4
)
 
2
· 8H
 
2
O

Other Names for Zeunerite

Synonyms:
Zeunerite (of Frondel)
Other Languages:
German:Kupferarsenuranit
Zeunerit
Russian:Цейнерит
Simplified Chinese:翠砷铜铀矿
Spanish:Zeunerita
Traditional Chinese:翠砷銅鈾礦

Other Information

Special Storage/
Display Requirements:
Frequently dehydrates to metazeunerite.
Health Warning:Radioactive.

References for Zeunerite

Reference List:

- +
Weisbach A. (1872) Mittheilungen an Professor H.B. Geinitz, Freiberg 9. Februar 1872.- Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, 206-208.

Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951) The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II. John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York, 7th edition, revised and enlarged, 1124 pp.: 989-990.

Weiss-Frondel (1951) American Mineralogist: 36: 249-255.

Frondel, C. (1958) Systematic mineralogy of uranium and thorium. U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 1064, 191–195.

Tschermaks Mineralogische und Petrographische Mitteilungen (1964): 9: 111.

Anthony, J.W., Bideaux, R.A., Bladh, K.W., and Nichols, M.C. (2000) Handbook of Mineralogy, Volume IV. Arsenates, Phosphates, Vanadates. Mineral Data Publishing, Tucson, AZ, 680pp.: 676.

Locock, A. J. & Burns, P. C. (2003d) Crystal structures and synthesis of the copper-dominant members of the autunite and meta-autunite groups: torbernite, zeunerite, metatorbernite and metazeunerite. Canadian Mineralogist: 41: 489-502.

Burns, P.C. (2005) U6+ minerals and inorganic compounds: insights into an expanded structural hierarchy of crystal structures. Canadian Mineralogist: 43: 1839-1894.

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  • Localities for Zeunerite

    The 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. ? 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
     
    • La Rioja
      • Vinchina Department
        • Quebrada de Cumichango
    Las Especies Minerales de La Republica Argentina
    • Neuquén
      • Ñorquinco
    J C Lodovichi specimen
    • Salta
      • Iruya
    Raúl Joreg Tauber Larry
    Austria
     
    • Salzburg
      • St Johann im Pongau
    Paar, W. & Ruscha, S. (1978): Karinthin 78, 23-29.
    A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs, 1989
    • Tyrol
      • North Tyrol
        • Inn valley
          • Wörgl
            • Wildschönau
              • Thierbach
    R. Poeverlein, J. Gröbner & U. Kolitsch (2010): Mineralien und Bergbau vom Graschberg bei Thierbach in der Tiroler Wildschönau. Lapis 35 (3), 35-40; 54 (in German).
    R. Poeverlein, J. Gröbner & U. Kolitsch (2010): Mineralien und Bergbau vom Graschberg bei Thierbach in der Tiroler Wildschönau. Lapis 35 (3), 35-40; 54 (in German).
    R. Poeverlein, J. Gröbner & U. Kolitsch (2010): Mineralien und Bergbau vom Graschberg bei Thierbach in der Tiroler Wildschönau. Lapis 35 (3), 35-40; 54 (in German).
    Belgium
     
    • Luxembourg Province
      • Neufchâteau
    Société Géologique de Belgique (Annales de la), 1984, V.107, pp. 1 - 13.
    Brazil
     
    • Bahia
      • Brumado (Bom Jesus dos Meiras)
        • Serra das Éguas
    [MinRec 7:129]
    [MinRec 23:276, 23:432]
    Canada
     
    • British Columbia
      • Slocan Mining Division
        • Sandon
    Mauthner, M.H.F. et al. (1996) Minerals of the Silvana Mine Sandon British Columbia. Mineralogical Record, 27(6):433-438.
    • Northwest Territories
      • Mackenzie District
        • Great Bear Lake
    Rod Tyson, The Port Radium District, Northwest Territories, Canada Mineralogical Record (1989) vol.20. #3, pp 201-208 .
    Chile
     
    • Atacama Region
      • Huasco Province
        • Freirina
          • Sierra La Totora district
    Bournat C. (1974); "Estudios geológico del sector de Freirina; UN, Chile.
    China
     
    • Hunan Province
      • Chenzhou Prefecture
        • Suxian District
    - Jian-Wei Li, Mei-Fou Zhou, Xian-Fu Li, Zi-Jin Li, and Zhao-Ren Fu (2002): Mineralium Deposita 37, 213-225.
    • Jiangxi Province
      • Jiujiang Prefecture
        • Xiushui Co.
          • Xiushui Uranium ore field
    Dahlkamp, F.J., Ed. (2009): Uranium Deposits of the World. Springer (Berlin, Heidelberg), pp. 31-156
    Dahlkamp, F.J., Ed. (2009): Uranium Deposits of the World. Springer (Berlin, Heidelberg), pp. 31-156
    Czech Republic
     
    • Bohemia (Böhmen; Boehmen)
      • Hradec Králové Region
        • Krkonoše Mtn (Riesengebirge)
          • Špindlerův Mlýn
    - Plášil J., Sejkora J., Plecháček J., Jebavá I., Škácha P., Škoda R., Fejfarová K.: Walpurgin z uranového ložiska Medvědín (Česká republika). Bulletin mineralogicko-petrografického oddělení Národního muzea v Praze, 2011, 19, 2, 171-181.
      • Karlovy Vary Region
    Pauliš P., Kopecký S., Černý P. 2007: Uranové minerály České Republiky a jejich naleziště. 1. část. (Kutna Hora, issue 1)
    Plašil J, Sejkora J, Ondruš P, Veselovský F, Beran P, Goliáš V (2006): Supergene minerals in the Horní Slavkov uranium ore district, Czech Republic. Journal of the Czech Geological Society 51, 149-158. ; Sejkora, J. & Plasil, J. (2009): Mineralien aus dem Uranrevier Horni Slavkov. Lapis 34 (7-8), 63-67; 70 (in German).
        • Krušné Hory Mts (Erzgebirge)
          • Jáchymov District (St Joachimsthal)
            • Jáchymov (St Joachimsthal)
    Lapis 2002(7/8), 54
        • Sokolov (Falkenau an der Eger)
    Pauliš P., Kopecký S., Černý P. 2007: Uranové minerály České Republiky a jejich naleziště. 1. část. (Kutna Hora, issue 1)
      • Liberec Region
        • Harrachov (Harrachsdorf)
    Bradna, J., Šita, F.: Nálezy minerál na Rýžovišti u Harrachova. Opera Corcontica, 1968, 5, s. 246-247.
    • Moravia (Mähren; Maehren)
      • Olomouc Region
        • Javorník (Jauernig)
    Sejkora, J.: Uranové ložisko Zálesí v Rychlebských horách. Bulletin mineralogicko-petrografického oddělení Národního muzea v Praze, 1994, roč. 2, s. 105-110.
    Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaïre)
     
    • Katanga (Shaba)
      • Katanga Copper Crescent
        • Kolwezi District
          • Kamoto
    [MinRec 20:288]
        • Shinkolobwe
    MinRec 20:287-288
    France
     
    • Alsace
      • Bas-Rhin
        • Villé Valley
    Wittern, Journée: "Mineralien finden in den Vogesen", von Loga (Cologne), 1997
      • Haut-Rhin
        • Ribeauvillé
          • St Hippolyte
    Wittern, Journée: "Mineralien finden in den Vogesen", von Loga (Cologne), 1997
        • Thur valley (Thann valley)
          • Kruth
    Hohl: "Minéraux et Mines du Massif Vosgien", Editions du Rhin (Mulhouse), 1994
    • Auvergne
      • Puy-de-Dôme
        • Marsac-de-Livradois
    Le Règne Minéral, Hors Série IV, 1998
        • Saint-Amant-Tallende
          • Olloix
    H. Agrinier and J. Geffroy : "Les Minéraux Séléniés du Point Uranifère de Liauzun-en-Olloix (Puy de Dôme) : Clausthalite, Sélénium Natif, Sélénite de Plomb et Chalcoménite", Bull. Soc. Fr. Minéral. Cristallogr., 1967, XC, N°3, 383-386
    • Brittany
      • Côtes-d'Armor
        • Corlay
          • St-Gilles-Pligeaux
    Le Règne Minéral, Hors Série IV, 1998
      • Finistère
        • Brest
          • Bohars
    R.PIERROT, L. CHAURIS, C. LAFORET (1973) : "Inventaire minéralogique de la France : 29- Finistère.", B.R.G.M. Paris.
          • Guilers
    R.PIERROT, L. CHAURIS, C. LAFORET (1973) : "Inventaire minéralogique de la France : 29- Finistère.", B.R.G.M. Paris.
      • Morbihan
        • Lignol
          • Keriar
    R. Pierrot, L. Chauris, C Laforêt and F. Pillard : "Inventaire Minéralogique de la France N° 9 : Morbihan", BRGM, 1980.
    • Languedoc-Roussillon
      • Hérault
        • Lodève
    Le Règne Minéral, Hors Série IV (1998)
    [Le Cahier des Micromonteurs, 1998, 2, p.13-26]
    Le Règne Minéral, Hors Série IV (1998)
    [MinRec 23:433]
    Le Règne Minéral, Hors Série IV (1998)
    • Limousin
      • Creuse
        • Crozant
    Le Règne Minéral, Hors Série IV, 1998
    Le Règne Minéral, Hors Série IV, 1998
    Le Règne Minéral, Hors Série IV, 1998
        • Soumans
          • Montebras
    No reference listed
      • Haute-Vienne
        • Nantiat
          • Vaulry
    Queneau Patrice collection
    • Lorraine
      • Vosges
        • Val-d'Ajol
    Wittern, Journée: "Mineralien finden in den Vogesen", von Loga (Cologne), 1997, p. 111
    • Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
      • Alpes-Maritimes
        • Saint-Etienne-de-Tinée
          • Auron
    R. Pierrot, P. Picot, J. Feraud, J. Vernet : "Inventaire Minéralogique de la France, N° 4, Alpes Maritimes", BRGM, 1974
        • Saint-Sauveur-sur-Tinée
          • Roure
    Le Règne Minéral, Hors Série IV, 1998
      • Var
        • Le Pradet
    [UKJMM 2:11-15 "Cap Gronne Secondary Copper and Lead - W.R. van den Berg"]
    trouvaille et collection personnelle
    • Rhône-Alpes
      • Rhône
        • Beaujeu
          • Les Ardillats
    Favreau G., Legris J-R., Dardillac M. (1996), La Verrière (Rhône): Histoire et Minéralogie, Le Cahier des Micromonteurs, n°3, pp:3-28
    Germany
     
    • Baden-Württemberg
      • Black Forest
        • Alpirsbach
    Lapis 1987(7/8), 15ff.
        • Baden-Baden
          • Kälbelberg
    No reference listed
          • Müllenbach U deposit
    Aufschluss 1977(5), 177-183
        • Freudenstadt
    K. Walenta: "Die Mineralien des Schwarzwaldes", Weise (Munich), 1992
    K. Walenta: "Die Mineralien des Schwarzwaldes", Weise (Munich), 1992
        • Haslach
          • Schnellingen
    Blaß, G. & Graf, H.W. (2000): Neufunde von bekannten Fundorten im Schwarzwald. Mineralien-Welt, 11 (4), 57-60.
        • Hornberg
    No reference listed
          • Niederwasser
    K. Walenta: "Die Mineralien des Schwarzwaldes", Weise (Munich), 1992
        • Lahr
          • Reichenbach
            • Weiler
    Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
        • Menzenschwand
    Walenta: "Die Mineralien des Schwarzwaldes", Weise (Munich), 1992
          • Vorderdorf
    S. Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
        • Schenkenzell
          • Wittichen
            • Böckelsbach valley
    S. Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
            • Burgfelsen
    No reference listed
            • Heubach Valley
    No reference listed
    K. Walenta: "Die Mineralien des Schwarzwaldes", Weise (Munich), 1992
        • Schiltach
          • Stammelbach valley
    [Lapis 1992, 11, p.13-20]
        • Schönau
    K. Walenta: "Die Mineralien des Schwarzwaldes", Weise (Munich), 1992
        • Schramberg
          • Falkenstein valley
    K. Walenta: "Die Mineralien des Schwarzwaldes", Weise (Munich), 1992
    No reference listed
        • St Ulrich
    K. Walenta: "Die Mineralien des Schwarzwaldes", Weise (Munich), 1992
    Lapis 21(12), 44 (1996)
        • Sulzburg
    H. Steen: Erzgräber 11, 23-29 (1997)
    K. Walenta: "Die Mineralien des Schwarzwaldes", Weise (Munich), 1992
        • Titisee-Neustadt
          • Hammereisenbach
    K. Walenta: "Die Mineralien des Schwarzwaldes", Weise (Munich), 1992
        • Triberg
          • Nußbach
    No reference listed
        • Wieden
    K. Walenta: "Die Mineralien des Schwarzwaldes", Weise (Munich), 1992
        • Wolfach
          • Oberwolfach
            • Rankach valley
    Walenta, K. (1992): Die Mineralien des Schwarzwaldes. Chr. Weise Verlag, München, 336 pp. (in German)
    • Bavaria
      • Franconia
        • Fichtelgebirge
          • Weißenstadt
            • Rudolfstein
    Meier, S. & Dünkel, B. (2010): Das Zinn- und Uranbergwerk am Rudolfstein bei Weißenstadt, Fichtelgebirge. Lapis 35 (2), 29-37; 54.
        • Spessart
          • Aschaffenburg
            • Dörrmorsbach
    A. Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", Schweizerbart (Stuttgart), 2001
          • Hösbach
            • Sailauf
              • Hartkoppe
    see locality page
    • Hesse
      • Odenwald
        • Mühltal
          • Nieder-Ramstadt
    No reference listed
    • Lower Saxony
      • Harz
        • Bad Lauterberg
    Koch, H.-P. (2008): Die Minerale der Grube "Frische Lutter" bei Bad Lauterberg, Harz (Teil 1). Aufschluss 59, 65-76.
        • Braunlage
    Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
    • Rhineland-Palatinate
      • Hunsrück
        • Birkenfeld
          • Ellweiler
    Aufschluss 69/(7+8), Lapis 79/(7+8)
      • Palatinate
        • Winnweiler
          • Imsbach
    Lapis, 9 (5), 36-39.
    Lapis, 9 (5), 36-39.
        • Wolfstein
    Lapis 2001(6), 13-40
    • Saarland
      • Wadern
    MÜLLER, Gerhard (2000); Bergbau PSL Blatt Lebach 6507-4
    • Saxony
      • Erzgebirge
        • Altenberg
    Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
        • Annaberg District
          • Annaberg-Buchholz
            • Frohnau
              • Schreckenberg
    Andreas Gerstenberg collection, depicted on FMF Forum website (www.mineral-forum.com)
    Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
        • Ehrenfriedersdorf
          • Geyer
    Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
        • Johanngeorgenstadt District
          • Johanngeorgenstadt
    Gröbner, J., Grimm, O. & Zienau, H. (2005): Neufunde interessanter Wismut- und Uranmineralien am Schaarschacht, Johanngeorgenstadt, Sachsen. Lapis 30 (6), 44-51; 62.
          • Steinbach
    Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
        • Schneeberg District
          • Neustädtel
    Leon Hupperichs collection
    Lapis 30(7/8):77 (2005)
            • Weißer Hirsch Mine (Shaft 3)
    A. Weisbach (1872) Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, 206-208; Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 967, 991.
          • Rödergasse
    Herrmann, S. & Martin, M. (2007): Reicher Neufund: Torbernit aus Schneeberg/Sachsen. Lapis 32 (11), 26-31.
    Lapis 30(7/8):41-70 (2005)
          • Wolfgang Maaßen Mine field
    Neues Jahrb. Mineral. Mon. 558-576
        • Schwarzenberg District
          • Pöhla
    Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
        • Seiffen
          • Deutschneudorf
            • Deutschkatharinenberg
    Martin, M. & Modaleck, W. (2001): Sekundäre Kupfermineralien von der Fortuna-Fundgrube in Deutschkatharinenberg bei Seiffen im Erzgebirge. Mineralien-Welt, 12(2), 28-30.
      • Vogtland
        • Oelsnitz
    Gröbner, J. and Kolitsch, U. (2007): The minerals of the uranium prospect at Tirpersdorf, Vogtland. Lapis 32, 37-42; 58. (in German)
        • Zobes-Bergen District
          • Bergen U deposit
            • Bergen
    Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
    • Thuringia
      • Gera
        • Ronneburg U deposit
    T. Witzke & F. Rüger: Lapis 1998(7/8), 26-64
    T. Witzke & F. Rüger: Lapis 1998(7/8), 26-64
    Germany & Czech Republic
     
    • Saxony & Ústí Region (Bohemia; Böhmen; Boehmen)
      • Erzgebirge; Krusné Hory Mts
    Lapis 17(2), 31-35 (1992)
    Hungary
     
    • Veszprém Co.
      • Balaton Uplands
        • Tapolcai Basin
          • Badacsonyörs
            • Örsi-Hill
    GEODA, 2000
    Iran
     
    • Esfahan Province (Isfahan Province; Aspadana Province)
      • Nain County (Nayin County)
        • Anarak District
    No reference listed
    Italy
     
    • Liguria
      • Genova Province
        • Ne
    Marchesini, M. & Pagano, R. (2001): The Val Graveglia manganese district, Liguria, Italy. The Mineralogical Record, 32, 349-379; 415.
    Redazionale (2005): Sistematica ligure: resoconto 2005. Notiziario di Mineralogia del Ferrania Club, 19 , 3-5.
    • Lombardy
      • Varese Province
        • Ceresio Valley
    Guastoni, A., Pezzotta, F., Vignola, P., & Gentile, P. (2008). Zeunerite e altre novità mineralogiche a Cuasso al Monte. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 3/2008, 174-177.
    Guastoni, A., Pezzotta, F., Vignola, P., & Gentile, P. (2008). Zeunerite e altre novità mineralogiche a Cuasso al Monte. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 3/2008, 174-177.
    • Piedmont
      • Biella Province
        • Cervo Valley
    Piccoli, G. C., Maletto, G., Bosio, P., & Lombardo, B. (2007). Minerali del Piemonte e della Valle d'Aosta. Associazione Amici del Museo F. Eusebio - Alba, 607 pag.
      • Cuneo Province
        • Bagnolo Piemonte
    Roberto Bosi
          • Ortieul
    Piccoli, G.C. (2002): Minerali delle Alpi Marittime e Cozie. Provincia di Cuneo. Amici del Museo "F. Eusebio", Ed., Alba, 366 pp. Fraccaro, G., Ciriotti, M.E., Maixner, J. Piccoli, G.C. (2007): Spettacolare ritrovamento di zeunerite a Montoso. Micro (UK report), 1/2007, 61-64.; Piccoli, G. C., Maletto, G., Bosio, P., & Lombardo, B. (2007). Minerali del Piemonte e della Valle d'Aosta. Associazione Amici del Museo F. Eusebio - Alba, 607 pag.
        • Maira Valley
          • Preit & Marmora Valleys
    Ravagnani, D. (1974): I Giacimenti uraniferi italiani e i loro minerali. Gruppo Mineralogico Lombardo - Museo Civico di Storia Naturale, Ed., Milano, 188 pp.
      • Verbano-Cusio-Ossola Province
        • Ossola Valley
          • Baceno
            • Devero Alp (Devero Valley; Val Devero)
    Guastoni, A. (2009): Monte Cervandone. Recenti novità mineralogiche. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana 2009 (1), 38-48.
          • Beura-Cardezza
    A. Rosso, 2006 pers. comm. (M.E. Ciriotti, 2007)
    • Trentino-Alto Adige
      • Trento Province
        • Condino
    Campostrini, I., Demartin, F., Gramaccioli, C.M. (2006). Rio Giulis. Minerali secondari del giacimento uranifero presso Condino, Trento. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 3/2006, 152-165.
        • Daone
          • 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.
        • Fiemme Valley
          • Predazzo
    Vecchi, F., Rocchetti, I. & Gentile, P. (2013): Die Mineralien des Granits von Predazzo, Provinz Trient, Italien. Mineralien-Welt, 24(6), 98-117 (in German).
        • Rendena Valley
    Campostrini I.(2013): Minerali secondari dei giacimenti uraniferi nelle Arenarie di Val Gardena del Trentino occidentale (Alpi Meridionali, Italia). Studi Trent. Sci. Nat., 93, pagg. 89-114.
    • Tuscany
      • Livorno Province
        • Elba Island
          • Campo nell'Elba
    Giarduz M. & Maggioni G. (2010). Zeunerite, prima segnalazione nelle pegmatiti elbane. Riv. Mineral. Ital., 3/2010, 182-183.
              • Fonte del Prete
    Giarduz M., Maggioni G.,2010. Zeunerite, prima segnalazione nelle pegmatiti elbane. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana n.3/2010, 182-183
    • Veneto
      • Vicenza Province
        • Valli del Pasubio
    Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, (2), 109-113.
    Japan
     
    • Honshu Island
      • Chugoku Region
        • Okayama Prefecture
          • Kurashiki City
    Dr. Kameki Kinoshita collection (curated at Geological Survey of Japan); Mineralogical Journal, Vol. 2, No. 2 pp. 134-137, JUNE, 1957
      • Tohoku Region
        • Fukushima Prefecture
          • Kawamata
            • Iizaka Village (Iisaka)
    Kozo Nagashim & Akira Kato (1966) Chemical Studies of Minerals Containing Rarer Elements from the Far East District. LX. Thalenite from Suishoyama, Kawamata-machi, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan Bulletin of the Chemical Society of Japan 39:925-928
    Mexico
     
    • Durango
      • Mun. de Mapimí
        • Mapimí
    Some crystals were found in May 2008 - Carlos Medina.
    Morocco
     
    • Souss-Massa-Draâ Region
      • Ouarzazate Province
        • Tazenakht
          • Bou Azer District (Bou Azzer District)
            • Bou Azer
    Favreau, G. and Dietrich, J. E. (2006). Die Mineralien von Bou Azzer. Lapis 31(7/8), 27-68
            • Tamdrost
    Favreau, G., Dietrich, J. E., Meisser, N., Brugger, J., Ait Haddouch, L. & Maacha, L. (2007): Bou Azzer, Morocco. Mineralogical Record 38, 345-407
    Favreau, G. and Dietrich, J. E. (2006). Die Mineralien von Bou Azzer. Lapis 31(7/8), 27-68
    Favreau, G. and Dietrich, J. E. (2006). Die Mineralien von Bou Azzer. Lapis 31(7/8), 27-68
    Norway
     
    • Telemark
      • Kviteseid
        • Dalane
    Nordrum, F.S. (2012): Noen funn av mineraler i Norge 2011-2012. Norsk Bergverksmuseum Skrifter. 49, 117-124
    Poland
     
    • Lower Silesia (Dolnośląskie)
      • Kłodzko District
    Eligiusz Szełęg collection (SEM/EDS identification)
    Portugal
     
    • Guarda District
      • Sabugal
        • Sortelha
          • Quarta-Feira
    "Sopas de Pedra" of A. M. Galopim de Carvalho
    Russia
     
    • Far-Eastern Region
      • Magadanskaya Oblast'
        • Verkhne-Kalganinsky Massif
    Krinov D.I., Azarova Y.V., Struzhkov S.F., Natalenko M.V., Radchenko Y.I. (2011) On the Discovery of Rooseveltite, Preisingerite, Troegerite, and Zeunerite In Bi-As-Cu-U-mineralization from the Oranzhevoye Ore Field, Verkhne-Kalganinsky Massif, Magadan Region, Russia. New Data on Minerals 46:20-24
    Slovakia
     
    • Banská Bystrica Region
      • Banská Bystrica Co.
    Pauliš P., Ďuďa R., 2002: Nejzajimavejší mineralogická nalezište Slovenska. Kuttna, Kutná Hora, 134p.
    • Košice Region
      • Gelnica Co.
    Koděra, M. et al., 1986 a 1990 : Topografická mineralógia Slovenska, diel 1- 3, Veda – Vydavateľstvo SAV, Bratislava, 1990, 1 – 1590k
      • Spišská Nová Ves Co.
        • Spišská Nová Ves Mining District
          • Novoveská Huta
    Martin Števko, unpublished, PXRD and EMPA-WDS confirmed
    Koděra et all.,1990: Topografická mineralógia Slovenska, I-III, 1590p
    South Africa
     
    • Gauteng Province
      • Bronkhorstspruit
    Minerals of South Africa; Cairncross, B. and Dixon, R., (1995) Minerals of South Africa. The Geological Society of South Africa.
    • North West Province
      • Western Bushveld Complex
        • Brits (Brits District)
    Species list by Dr. Hans Börner
    • Western Cape Province
      • Central Karoo District
        • Beaufort West
    Minerals of South Africa
    Spain
     
    • Castile and Leon
      • León
        • Cármenes
    José Rafael González López collection
    • Catalonia
      • Lleida (Lérida)
        • El Pallars Jussà
          • La Torre de Cabdella
            • La Plana de Mont-ros
              • Castell-estaó
    Mata-Perelló (1990) "Els minerals de Catalunya" Institut d'Estudis Catalans, Barcelona: 441p
    Switzerland
     
    • Wallis (Valais)
      • Binn Valley
        • Kriegalp Valley (Chriegalp Valley)
    Kolitsch, U. (1998): Neue Mineralfunde vom Wannigletscher im Binntal, Schweiz. Mineralien-Welt 9 (3), 45-53. (in German)
      • Le Trient Valley
        • Les Marécottes
    Am Min 88:4 pp 676-685
    UK
     
    • England
      • Cornwall
        • Camborne - Redruth - St Day District
          • Carharrack
            • West Clifford United Mines
    Bruce, I, & D. Aubrey-Jones (1998) UKJMM 19:18-23
          • Gwennap
            • St Day United Mines (Poldice Mines)
    Goley, P. and Williams R. (1995) Cornish Mineral Reference Manual. Endsleigh Publications
    Goley, P. and Williams R. (1995) Cornish Mineral Reference Manual. Endsleigh Publications
    Lapis 11(2), 29-32 (1986)
          • Illogan
            • Basset Mines
    [[UKJMM 16:4]]
        • St Austell District
          • St Stephen-in-Brannel
            • St Stephen
    Golley, P. & Williams, R. (1995): Cornish Mineral Reference Manual. Endsleigh Publications (Truro), 104 pp.
        • St Just District
          • St Just
            • Botallack
              • Wheal Owles
    [Journal of the Russell Society, 6(1), 17-26 (1995)]
    Golley, P. & Williams, R. (1995): Cornish Mineral Reference Manual. Endsleigh Publications (Truro), 104 pp.
    Golley, P. & Williams, R. (1995): Cornish Mineral Reference Manual. Endsleigh Publications (Truro), 104 pp.
        • Wadebridge District
          • Davidstow
    [MinRec 20:395]; Goley, P. and Williams R. (1995) Cornish Mineral Reference Manual. Endsleigh Publications
    • Scotland
      • Dumfries & Galloway (Kirkcudbrightshire)
        • Dalbeattie
    BMS Database
        • 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
     
    • Alaska
      • Denali Borough
        • McGrath District
    U.S. Geological Survey, 2008, Alaska Resource Data File (ARDF): U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1225.
    • Arizona
      • Coconino Co.
        • Cameron District
    Bollin, E. M., & Kerr, P. F. (1958). Uranium mineralization near Cameron, Arizona. In Guidebook of the Black Mesa Basin, northern Arizona: New Mexico Geological Society, 9th Field Conference Society Guidebook (Vol. 9, pp. 161-168).
        • Grand Canyon National Park
          • South Rim
            • Orphan District
              • Grand Canyon Village
    Gornitz, V. (2004), Grand Canyon Uranium: The Orphan Mine, Mineral News: 20(6): 7.
        • Grandview District
          • Grand Canyon National Park
            • Horseshoe Mesa
              • Cape Royal
    Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd. ed.: 102, 162, 297, 429; Leicht, W.C. (1971), Minerals of the Grandview mine, Min.Rec.: 2: 214-221.
      • Mohave Co.
        • Hack Canyon District
    Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd. ed.: 429.
    • Colorado
      • Hinsdale Co.
    Minerals of Colorado (1997)
      • Moffat Co.
        • Douglas Mountain District
    Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckels
      • Saguache Co.
        • Marshall Pass District
    Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.; Am Min 50:909-923
      • San Juan Co.
        • Red Mountain District
          • Anvil Mountain
    Rocks & Minerals 71:2 pp94-101
    • Montana
      • Jefferson Co.
        • Boulder Batholith
          • Boulder District
            • Boulder
    USGS Bulletin 988-G(1953); USGS Bull 988G
    • Nevada
      • Churchill Co.
        • Table Mountain District
          • Cottonwood Canyon
            • Bolivia
    NBMG Spec Pub 31 Minerals of Nevada
      • Lyon Co.
    NBMG Spec Pub 31 Minerals of Nevada
      • Pershing Co.
        • Antelope District
    [MinRec 16:71]; Jensen, M. (1993): Update on the mineralogy of the Majuba Hill mine, Pershing County. Mineralogical Record. 24, 171-180.
    Minerals of Nevada By Stephen B. Castor, Gregory C. Ferdock
    • Pennsylvania
      • Lycoming Co.
    Robert C. Smith & Donald T. Hoff, Geology and Mineralogy of Copper-Uranium Occurrences in the Picture Rocks and Sonestown Quadrangles, Lycoming and Sullivan Counties, Pennsylvania. Pennsylvania Geological Survey, Harrisburg, Fourth Series, 1984.
    • South Dakota
      • Pennington Co.
        • Pactola District
    USGS: Geological Survey Circular 351
    • Utah
      • Emery Co.
        • San Rafael District (San Rafael Swell)
          • Calf Mesa
    UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
          • Delta
    UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
    DANA R. KELLEY AND PAUL F. KERR (1958) URANO-ORGANIC ORE AT TEMPLE MOUNTAIN, UTAH. BULLETIN OF THE GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA VOL. 69. PP. 701-756.
    Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 4, 2000
      • Garfield Co.
        • Circle Cliffs
    UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
    UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
      • Juab Co.
        • East Tintic Mts
          • Tintic District
            • Eureka
    MinRecord 29:177; Am Min 36:249-255
      • Piute Co.
        • Marysvale District (Marysvale Uranium area)
    UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
      • San Juan Co.
        • La Sal District (Paradox Valley District)
          • Lyon Canyon Creek
    Can.Min. 46,687-692(2008)
        • White Canyon District
          • White Canyon
            • Copper Point
    No reference listed
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