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Mounana Mine (Mouana Mine), Franceville, Haut-Ogooué Province, Gabon

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 1° 25' 59'' South , 13° 8' 59'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -1.43333,13.15000
GeoHash:G#: kr9rg5pd1
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Aw : Tropical savanna, wet


Sedimentary uranium deposit hosted by fractured Francevillian (Precambrian) metasediments (sandstone).
Located 80 km northwest of the town of Franceville.

The mine closed in 1999 after 40 years of production.

Alternative Label Names

This is a list of additional names that have been recorded for mineral labels associated with this locality in the minID database. This may include previous versions of the locality name hierarchy from mindat.org, data entry errors, and it may also include unconfirmed sublocality names or other names that can only be matched to this level.

Mounana, Franceville, Haute-Ogoue, Gabon
Mounana Mine, Franceville, Haut-Ogooué Province, Gabon
Mounana, Haute-Ogou, Gabon

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


36 valid minerals. 9 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Bariandite (TL)
Formula: Al0.6(V5+,V4+)8O20 · 9H2O
Reference: Bull.Soc.fr.Min.Crist.(1971) 94, 49-54
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Brackebuschite
Formula: Pb2Mn3+(VO4)2(OH)
Reference: P. Bariand et al. , Bull. Soc. Franç. Minéral. Cristal. , 1963, LXXXVI, pp. 117-120.
Carnotite
Formula: K2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
Reference: [MinRec 6:241]
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: P. Bariand et al. Bull. Soc. Franç. Minéral. Cristal. , 1963, LXXXVI, pp. 117-120.
Chervetite (TL)
Formula: Pb2(V2O7)
Reference: Bull.Soc.fr.Min.Crist.(1963) 86, 117-120
Coffinite
Formula: U(SiO4) · nH2O
Reference: Janusz Janeczek (1999) Mineralogy and geochemistry of natural fission reactors in Gabon. Reviews in Mineralogy and Geochemistry, MSA, v. 38, p. 321-392
Corvusite
Formula: (Na,K,Ca,Mg)2(V5+,V4+,Fe2+)8O20 · 6-10H2O
Reference: J. Geffroy, J.A. Sarcia, J. Chervet : "Les Minéraux Uranifères Français", 1960, Institut National des Sciences et Techniques Nucléaires / Saclay - PUF.
Curienite (TL)
Formula: Pb(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5H2O
Reference: Bull.Soc.fr.Min.Crist.(1968) 91, 453-459
Dewindtite
Formula: H2Pb3(UO2)2(PO4)4O4 · 12H2O
Reference: Handbook of Mineralogy
Duttonite
Formula: V4+O(OH)2
Reference: American Mineralogist (1971): 56: 635-636.
Fervanite
Formula: Fe3+4V5+4O16 · 5H2O
Reference: F. Cesbron (1970) La schubnélite, nouveau vanadate de fer hydraté. Bulletin de la Société Française de Minéralogie et de Cristallographie 93, 470-475
Francevillite (TL)
Formula: Ba(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5H2O
Reference: C.R.Acad.Sci.Paris (1957) 245, 89-91
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: P. Bariand et al. , Bull. Soc. Franç. Minéral. Cristal. , 1963, LXXXVI, pp. 117-120.
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: American Mineralogist (1969): 54: 1737
Ilsemannite
Formula: Mo3O8 · nH2O
Reference: J. Geffroy, J.A. Sarcia, J. Chervet : "Les Minéraux Uranifères Français", 1960, Institut National des Sciences et Techniques Nucléaires / Saclay - PUF.
Johannite
Formula: Cu(UO2)2(SO4)2(OH)2 · 8H2O
Reference: Korbel & Novak, 1999. Min. Encylopaedia, p.150
Karelianite
Formula: V3+2O3
Reference: Janusz Janeczek (1999) Mineralogy and geochemistry of natural fission reactors in Gabon. Reviews in Mineralogy and Geochemistry, MSA, v. 38, p. 321-392
Kasolite
Formula: Pb(UO2)[SiO4] · H2O
Reference: Handbook of Mineralogy
Lenoblite (TL)
Formula: V4+2O4 · 2H2O
Reference: American Mineralogist (1971): 56: 635-636.
Melanovanadite
Formula: Ca(V5+,V4+)4O10 · 5H2O
Reference: J. Geffroy, J.A. Sarcia, J. Chervet : "Les Minéraux Uranifères Français", 1960, Institut National des Sciences et Techniques Nucléaires / Saclay - PUF.
Metavanuralite (TL)
Formula: Al(UO2)2(VO4)2(OH) · 8H2O
Reference: Bull.Soc.fr.Min.Crist.(1970) 93, 242-248
Montroseite
Formula: (V3+,Fe3+)O(OH)
Reference: Janusz Janeczek (1999) Mineralogy and geochemistry of natural fission reactors in Gabon. Reviews in Mineralogy and Geochemistry, MSA, v. 38, p. 321-392
Mottramite
Formula: PbCu(VO4)(OH)
Reference: Handbook of Mineralogy
Mounanaite (TL)
Formula: PbFe3+2(VO4)2(OH,F)2
Reference: American Mineralogist (1969): 54: 1737
Nolanite
Formula: (V3+,Fe3+,Fe2+,Ti)10O14(OH)2
Reference: Handbook of Mineralogy
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: J. Geffroy, J.A. Sarcia, J. Chervet : "Les Minéraux Uranifères Français", 1960, Institut National des Sciences et Techniques Nucléaires / Saclay - PUF.
Roscoelite
Formula: K(V3+,Al)2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Handbook of Mineralogy - Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols; Janusz Janeczek (1999) Mineralogy and geochemistry of natural fission reactors in Gabon. Reviews in Mineralogy and Geochemistry, MSA, v. 38, p. 321-392
Schubnelite (TL)
Formula: Fe3+VO4 · H2O
Reference: Bull.Soc.fr.Min.Crist.(1970) 93, 470-475
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: P. Bariand et al. Bull. Soc. Franç. Minéral. Cristal. , 1963, LXXXVI, pp. 117-120.
Torbernite
Formula: Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
Reference: Handbook of Mineralogy
Uraninite
Formula: UO2
Uraninite var: Pitchblende
Formula: UO2
Reference: Janusz Janeczek (1999) Mineralogy and geochemistry of natural fission reactors in Gabon. Reviews in Mineralogy and Geochemistry, MSA, v. 38, p. 321-392
Uranopilite
Formula: (UO2)6(SO4)O2(OH)6 · 14H2O
Reference: Handbook of Mineralogy
Vanadinite
Formula: Pb5(VO4)3Cl
Reference: J. Geffroy, J.A. Sarcia, J. Chervet : "Les Minéraux Uranifères Français", 1960, Institut National des Sciences et Techniques Nucléaires / Saclay - PUF.
Vanuralite (TL)
Formula: Al(UO2)2(V2O8)(OH) · 11H2O
Reference: [C.R.Acad.Sci.Paris (1963) 256, 5374-5376; MinRec 6:239, 6:242, 6:246]
Wulfenite
Formula: Pb(MoO4)

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
'Galena'2.CD.10PbS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Bariandite' (TL)4.HE.20Al0.6(V5+,V4+)8O20 · 9H2O
'Carnotite'4.HB.05K2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
'Corvusite'4.HE.20(Na,K,Ca,Mg)2(V5+,V4+,Fe2+)8O20 · 6-10H2O
'Curienite' (TL)4.HB.15Pb(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5H2O
'Duttonite'4.HE.35V4+O(OH)2
'Fervanite'4.HG.05Fe3+4V5+4O16 · 5H2O
'Francevillite' (TL)4.HB.15Ba(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5H2O
'Goethite'4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
'Ilsemannite'4.FJ.15Mo3O8 · nH2O
'Karelianite'4.CB.05V3+2O3
'Lenoblite' (TL)4.HG.60V4+2O4 · 2H2O
'Melanovanadite'4.HE.05Ca(V5+,V4+)4O10 · 5H2O
'Metavanuralite' (TL)4.HB.20Al(UO2)2(VO4)2(OH) · 8H2O
'Montroseite'4.FD.10(V3+,Fe3+)O(OH)
'Nolanite'4.CB.40(V3+,Fe3+,Fe2+,Ti)10O14(OH)2
Uraninite4.DL.05UO2
var: Pitchblende4.DL.05UO2
Vanuralite (TL)4.HB.20Al(UO2)2(V2O8)(OH) · 11H2O
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Baryte'7.AD.35BaSO4
'Johannite'7.EB.05Cu(UO2)2(SO4)2(OH)2 · 8H2O
Uranopilite7.EA.05(UO2)6(SO4)O2(OH)6 · 14H2O
Wulfenite7.GA.05Pb(MoO4)
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
'Brackebuschite'8.BG.05Pb2Mn3+(VO4)2(OH)
'Chervetite' (TL)8.FA.15Pb2(V2O7)
'Dewindtite'8.EC.10H2Pb3(UO2)2(PO4)4O4 · 12H2O
'Mottramite'8.BH.40PbCu(VO4)(OH)
'Mounanaite' (TL)8.CG.15PbFe3+2(VO4)2(OH,F)2
Schubnelite (TL)8.CB.35Fe3+VO4 · H2O
Torbernite8.EB.05Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
Vanadinite8.BN.05Pb5(VO4)3Cl
Group 9 - Silicates
'Coffinite'9.AD.30U(SiO4) · nH2O
'Kasolite'9.AK.15Pb(UO2)[SiO4] · H2O
Roscoelite9.EC.15K(V3+,Al)2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Karelianite4.3.1.4V3+2O3
AX2
Lenoblite (TL)4.4.17.1V4+2O4 · 2H2O
Miscellaneous
Ilsemannite4.6.3.1Mo3O8 · nH2O
Nolanite4.6.7.1(V3+,Fe3+,Fe2+,Ti)10O14(OH)2
Group 5 - OXIDES CONTAINING URANIUM OR THORIUM
AXO2·xH2O
Uraninite5.1.1.1UO2
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Montroseite6.1.1.4(V3+,Fe3+)O(OH)
X(OH)2
Duttonite6.2.7.1V4+O(OH)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 31 - HYDRATED SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)6(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Uranopilite31.2.6.1(UO2)6(SO4)O2(OH)6 · 14H2O
(AB)3(XO4)2Zq·xH2O
Johannite31.8.2.1Cu(UO2)2(SO4)2(OH)2 · 8H2O
Group 38 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES, AND VANADATES
Miscellaneous
Chervetite (TL)38.5.5.1Pb2(V2O7)
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
AB2(XO4)2·xH2O
Brackebuschite40.2.8.1Pb2Mn3+(VO4)2(OH)
Carnotite40.2a.28.1K2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
Curienite (TL)40.2a.27.2Pb(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5H2O
Francevillite (TL)40.2a.27.1Ba(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5H2O
Torbernite40.2a.13.1Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Mottramite41.5.2.2PbCu(VO4)(OH)
A5(XO4)3Zq
Vanadinite41.8.4.3Pb5(VO4)3Cl
(AB)3(XO4)2Zq
Mounanaite (TL)41.10.7.1PbFe3+2(VO4)2(OH,F)2
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)7(XO4)4Zq·xH2O
Dewindtite42.9.8.1H2Pb3(UO2)2(PO4)4O4 · 12H2O
(AB)3(XO4)2Zq·xH2O
Metavanuralite (TL)42.11.13.2Al(UO2)2(VO4)2(OH) · 8H2O
Vanuralite (TL)42.11.13.1Al(UO2)2(V2O8)(OH) · 11H2O
Group 47 - VANADIUM OXYSALTS
Hydrated Normal Vanadium Oxysalts
Bariandite (TL)47.3.2.4Al0.6(V5+,V4+)8O20 · 9H2O
Corvusite47.3.2.2(Na,K,Ca,Mg)2(V5+,V4+,Fe2+)8O20 · 6-10H2O
Fervanite47.3.4.1Fe3+4V5+4O16 · 5H2O
Melanovanadite47.3.6.1Ca(V5+,V4+)4O10 · 5H2O
Schubnelite (TL)47.3.3.1Fe3+VO4 · H2O
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Wulfenite48.1.3.1Pb(MoO4)
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Coffinite51.5.2.4U(SiO4) · nH2O
Group 53 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and Other Anions or Complex Cations
Insular SiO4 Groups and Other Anions of Complex Cations with (UO2)
Kasolite53.3.1.1Pb(UO2)[SiO4] · H2O
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Roscoelite71.2.2a.4K(V3+,Al)2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Uraninite
var: Pitchblende
-UO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H BarianditeAl0.6(V5+,V4+)8O20 · 9H2O
H BrackebuschitePb2Mn3+(VO4)2(OH)
H CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
H CoffiniteU(SiO4) · nH2O
H Corvusite(Na,K,Ca,Mg)2(V5+,V4+,Fe2+)8O20 · 6-10H2O
H CurienitePb(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5H2O
H DewindtiteH2Pb3(UO2)2(PO4)4O4 · 12H2O
H DuttoniteV4+O(OH)2
H FervaniteFe43+V45+O16 · 5H2O
H FrancevilliteBa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5H2O
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H IlsemanniteMo3O8 · nH2O
H JohanniteCu(UO2)2(SO4)2(OH)2 · 8H2O
H KasolitePb(UO2)[SiO4] · H2O
H LenobliteV24+O4 · 2H2O
H MelanovanaditeCa(V5+,V4+)4O10 · 5H2O
H MetavanuraliteAl(UO2)2(VO4)2(OH) · 8H2O
H Montroseite(V3+,Fe3+)O(OH)
H MottramitePbCu(VO4)(OH)
H MounanaitePbFe23+(VO4)2(OH,F)2
H Nolanite(V3+,Fe3+,Fe2+,Ti)10O14(OH)2
H RoscoeliteK(V3+,Al)2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H SchubneliteFe3+VO4 · H2O
H TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
H Uranopilite(UO2)6(SO4)O2(OH)6 · 14H2O
H VanuraliteAl(UO2)2(V2O8)(OH) · 11H2O
OOxygen
O BarianditeAl0.6(V5+,V4+)8O20 · 9H2O
O BaryteBaSO4
O BrackebuschitePb2Mn3+(VO4)2(OH)
O CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
O ChervetitePb2(V2O7)
O CoffiniteU(SiO4) · nH2O
O Corvusite(Na,K,Ca,Mg)2(V5+,V4+,Fe2+)8O20 · 6-10H2O
O CurienitePb(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5H2O
O DewindtiteH2Pb3(UO2)2(PO4)4O4 · 12H2O
O DuttoniteV4+O(OH)2
O FervaniteFe43+V45+O16 · 5H2O
O FrancevilliteBa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5H2O
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O IlsemanniteMo3O8 · nH2O
O JohanniteCu(UO2)2(SO4)2(OH)2 · 8H2O
O KarelianiteV23+O3
O KasolitePb(UO2)[SiO4] · H2O
O LenobliteV24+O4 · 2H2O
O MelanovanaditeCa(V5+,V4+)4O10 · 5H2O
O MetavanuraliteAl(UO2)2(VO4)2(OH) · 8H2O
O Montroseite(V3+,Fe3+)O(OH)
O MottramitePbCu(VO4)(OH)
O MounanaitePbFe23+(VO4)2(OH,F)2
O Nolanite(V3+,Fe3+,Fe2+,Ti)10O14(OH)2
O Uraninite (var: Pitchblende)UO2
O RoscoeliteK(V3+,Al)2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O SchubneliteFe3+VO4 · H2O
O TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
O UraniniteUO2
O Uranopilite(UO2)6(SO4)O2(OH)6 · 14H2O
O VanadinitePb5(VO4)3Cl
O VanuraliteAl(UO2)2(V2O8)(OH) · 11H2O
O WulfenitePb(MoO4)
FFluorine
F MounanaitePbFe23+(VO4)2(OH,F)2
NaSodium
Na Corvusite(Na,K,Ca,Mg)2(V5+,V4+,Fe2+)8O20 · 6-10H2O
AlAluminium
Al BarianditeAl0.6(V5+,V4+)8O20 · 9H2O
Al MetavanuraliteAl(UO2)2(VO4)2(OH) · 8H2O
Al RoscoeliteK(V3+,Al)2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al VanuraliteAl(UO2)2(V2O8)(OH) · 11H2O
SiSilicon
Si CoffiniteU(SiO4) · nH2O
Si KasolitePb(UO2)[SiO4] · H2O
Si RoscoeliteK(V3+,Al)2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
PPhosphorus
P DewindtiteH2Pb3(UO2)2(PO4)4O4 · 12H2O
P TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
SSulfur
S BaryteBaSO4
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S GalenaPbS
S JohanniteCu(UO2)2(SO4)2(OH)2 · 8H2O
S PyriteFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
S Uranopilite(UO2)6(SO4)O2(OH)6 · 14H2O
ClChlorine
Cl VanadinitePb5(VO4)3Cl
KPotassium
K CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
K Corvusite(Na,K,Ca,Mg)2(V5+,V4+,Fe2+)8O20 · 6-10H2O
K RoscoeliteK(V3+,Al)2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca Corvusite(Na,K,Ca,Mg)2(V5+,V4+,Fe2+)8O20 · 6-10H2O
Ca MelanovanaditeCa(V5+,V4+)4O10 · 5H2O
TiTitanium
Ti Nolanite(V3+,Fe3+,Fe2+,Ti)10O14(OH)2
VVanadium
V BarianditeAl0.6(V5+,V4+)8O20 · 9H2O
V BrackebuschitePb2Mn3+(VO4)2(OH)
V CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
V ChervetitePb2(V2O7)
V Corvusite(Na,K,Ca,Mg)2(V5+,V4+,Fe2+)8O20 · 6-10H2O
V CurienitePb(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5H2O
V DuttoniteV4+O(OH)2
V FervaniteFe43+V45+O16 · 5H2O
V FrancevilliteBa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5H2O
V KarelianiteV23+O3
V LenobliteV24+O4 · 2H2O
V MelanovanaditeCa(V5+,V4+)4O10 · 5H2O
V MetavanuraliteAl(UO2)2(VO4)2(OH) · 8H2O
V Montroseite(V3+,Fe3+)O(OH)
V MottramitePbCu(VO4)(OH)
V MounanaitePbFe23+(VO4)2(OH,F)2
V Nolanite(V3+,Fe3+,Fe2+,Ti)10O14(OH)2
V RoscoeliteK(V3+,Al)2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
V SchubneliteFe3+VO4 · H2O
V VanadinitePb5(VO4)3Cl
V VanuraliteAl(UO2)2(V2O8)(OH) · 11H2O
MnManganese
Mn BrackebuschitePb2Mn3+(VO4)2(OH)
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Corvusite(Na,K,Ca,Mg)2(V5+,V4+,Fe2+)8O20 · 6-10H2O
Fe FervaniteFe43+V45+O16 · 5H2O
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe Montroseite(V3+,Fe3+)O(OH)
Fe MounanaitePbFe23+(VO4)2(OH,F)2
Fe Nolanite(V3+,Fe3+,Fe2+,Ti)10O14(OH)2
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe SchubneliteFe3+VO4 · H2O
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu JohanniteCu(UO2)2(SO4)2(OH)2 · 8H2O
Cu MottramitePbCu(VO4)(OH)
Cu TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
MoMolybdenum
Mo IlsemanniteMo3O8 · nH2O
Mo WulfenitePb(MoO4)
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
Ba FrancevilliteBa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5H2O
PbLead
Pb BrackebuschitePb2Mn3+(VO4)2(OH)
Pb ChervetitePb2(V2O7)
Pb CurienitePb(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5H2O
Pb DewindtiteH2Pb3(UO2)2(PO4)4O4 · 12H2O
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb KasolitePb(UO2)[SiO4] · H2O
Pb MottramitePbCu(VO4)(OH)
Pb MounanaitePbFe23+(VO4)2(OH,F)2
Pb VanadinitePb5(VO4)3Cl
Pb WulfenitePb(MoO4)
UUranium
U CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
U CoffiniteU(SiO4) · nH2O
U CurienitePb(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5H2O
U DewindtiteH2Pb3(UO2)2(PO4)4O4 · 12H2O
U FrancevilliteBa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5H2O
U JohanniteCu(UO2)2(SO4)2(OH)2 · 8H2O
U KasolitePb(UO2)[SiO4] · H2O
U MetavanuraliteAl(UO2)2(VO4)2(OH) · 8H2O
U Uraninite (var: Pitchblende)UO2
U TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
U UraniniteUO2
U Uranopilite(UO2)6(SO4)O2(OH)6 · 14H2O
U VanuraliteAl(UO2)2(V2O8)(OH) · 11H2O

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Rhyacian
2050 - 2300 Ma



ID: 3310214

Age: Rhyacian (2050 - 2300 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary and volcaniclastic

Reference: Thiéblemont, D. (ed.). New edition of the 1:10,000,000 geological map of Africa. CGMW-BRGM. [190]

Mesoarchean - Paleoarchean
2800 - 3600 Ma



ID: 3190371
Archean crystalline metamorphic rocks

Age: Archean (2800 - 3600 Ma)

Lithology: Orthogneiss/paragneiss

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

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References

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Bariand, P., Chantret, F., Pouget, R. and Rimsky, A. (1963): Une nouvelle éspèce minérale: la chervetite, pyrovanadate de plomb Pb2V2O7. Bull. Soc. Franc. Minéral. Cristallogr. 86, 117-120 (in French).
Branche, G., Bariand, P., Chantret, F., Pouget, R. & Rimsky, A. (1963) La vanuralite, nouveau mineral uranifère. Compte Rendu Acad. Sci. Paris (1963), 256, 5374-5376 (in French). [Abstract: American Mineralogist (1963): 48: 1415.]
Cesbron, F. and Fritsche, J. (1969): La mounanaïte, nouveau vanadate de fer et de plomb hydraté. Bulletin de la Société française de Minéralogie et de Cristallographie: 92: 196-202.
Cesbron, F. (1970) Nouvelle données sur la vanuralite. Existence de la méta-vanuralite. Bulletin de la Société française de Minéralogie et de Cristallographie (1970): 93: 242-248.
Cesbron, F. and Vachey, H. (1970): La lenoblite, nouvel oxyde hydrate de vanadium (IV). Bull. Soc. fr. Mineral., 93, 235–241 (in French with English abs.). [Abs. in American Mineralogist (1971): 56: 635-636.]
Cesbron, F. and Vachey, H. (1971): La bariandite, nouvel oxyde hydraté de vanadium (IV) et (V). Bull Soc. fr. Minéral. 94, 49-54 (in French with English abstract). [Abs. in American Mineralogist (1972) 57, 1555.]
Borène, J. and Cesbron, F. (1971) Structure cristalline de la curiénite Pb(UO2)2(VO4)2·5H2O. Bulletin de la Société française de Minéralogie et de Cristallographie: 94: 8-14.
Shannon, R. D. & Calvo, C. (1973): Refinement of the crystal structure of synthetic chervetite, Pb2V2O7. Can. J. Chem. 51, 70-76.
Mineralogical Record (1975) 6 (5), 237-252.
Deliens M., Piret P. & Comblain G. (1981): Les Minéraux secondaires d'uranium du Zaïre.
Mereiter, K. (1986) Crystal structure refinements of two francevillites, (Ba,Pb)[(UO2)2V2O8]·5H2O. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte (1986): 552-560.
Evans, Jr., H.T., and Hughes, J.M. (1990): Crystal chemistry of the natural vanadium bronzes. American Mineralogist 75, 508-521.
Schindler, M., and Hawthorne, F.C. (1999): Schubnelite, Fe(3+)(V(5+)O4)(H2O), a novel heteropolyhedral framework mineral. American Mineralogist 84(4), 665-668.
Burns, P.C. (2005) U 6+ minerals and inorganic compounds: insights into an expanded structural hierarchy of crystal structures. Canadian Mineralogist: 43: 1839-1894.


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