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Haynesite

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Pat Haynes
Formula:
(UO2)3(OH)2(SeO3)2 · 5H2O
Hardness:
1½ - 2
Crystal System:
Orthorhombic
Name:
Named after Mr. Patrick Haynes, geologist, formerly from Colorado, now living in New Mexico. He explored old mines in the Uravan belt and discovered several new mineral species.
This page provides mineralogical data about Haynesite.


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Classification of HaynesiteHide

Approved
4.JJ.25

4 : OXIDES (Hydroxides, V[5,6] vanadates, arsenites, antimonites, bismuthites, sulfites, selenites, tellurites, iodates)
J : Arsenites, antimonites, bismuthites, sulfites, selenites, tellurites; iodates
J : Selenites with additional anions, with H2O
34.7.7.1

34 : SELENITES, TELLURITES AND SULFITES
7 : Hydrated Selenites, Tellurites and Sulfites containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
28.1.6

28 : Selenites, Selenates, Tellurites, and Tellurates
1 : Selenites

Pronounciation of HaynesiteHide

Pronounciation:
PlayRecorded byCountry
Jolyon & Katya RalphUnited Kingdom

Physical Properties of HaynesiteHide

Hardness:
1½ - 2 on Mohs scale

Optical Data of HaynesiteHide

Type:
Biaxial (-)
RI values:
nα = 1.618 nβ = 1.783 nγ = 1.785
2V:
Measured: 45° , Calculated: 10°
Max Birefringence:
δ = 0.167
Image shows birefringence interference colour range (at 30µm thickness)
and does not take into account mineral colouration.
Surface Relief:
Very High
Dispersion:
r > v

Chemical Properties of HaynesiteHide

Formula:
(UO2)3(OH)2(SeO3)2 · 5H2O
IMA Formula:
(UO2)3(Se4+O3)2(OH)2 · 5H2O

Crystallography of HaynesiteHide

Crystal System:
Orthorhombic
Cell Parameters:
a = 8.02 Å, b = 17.43 Å, c = 6.93 Å
Ratio:
a:b:c = 0.46 : 1 : 0.398
Unit Cell V:
968.73 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)

Type Occurrence of HaynesiteHide

Synonyms of HaynesiteHide

Other Language Names for HaynesiteHide

German:Haynesit
Simplified Chinese:哈伊内斯石
Spanish:Haynesita
Traditional Chinese:哈伊內斯石

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

4.JJ.05MarthoziteCu2+(UO2)3(SeO3)2O2 · 8H2OOrth.
4.JJ.10GuilleminiteBa(UO2)3(SeO3)2(OH)4 · 3H2OOrth. mm2 : Pmn21
4.JJ.15PiretiteCa(UO2)3(SeO3)2(OH)4 · 4H2OOrth.
4.JJ.20DemesmaekeritePb2Cu5(UO2)2(SeO3)6(OH)6 · 2H2OTric.

Related Minerals - Hey's Chemical Index of Minerals GroupingHide

28.1.1ChalcomeniteCuSeO3 · 2H2OOrth. 2 2 2 : P21 21 21
28.1.2ClinochalcomeniteCuSeO3 · 2H2OMon.
28.1.3FrancisiteCu3Bi(SeO3)2O2ClOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pmmn
28.1.4SofiiteZn2(SeO3)Cl2Orth.
28.1.5MolybdomenitePbSeO3Mon.
28.1.7DerriksiteCu4(UO2)(SeO3)2(OH)6
28.1.8MarthoziteCu2+(UO2)3(SeO3)2O2 · 8H2OOrth.
28.1.9GuilleminiteBa(UO2)3(SeO3)2(OH)4 · 3H2OOrth. mm2 : Pmn21
28.1.10DemesmaekeritePb2Cu5(UO2)2(SeO3)6(OH)6 · 2H2OTric.
28.1.11MandarinoiteFe3+2(SeO3)3 · 4H2OMon. 2/m : P21/b
28.1.12CobaltomeniteCoSeO3 · 2H2OMon.
28.1.13Ahlfeldite(Ni,Co)SeO3 · 2H2OMon. 2/m

Other InformationHide

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 HaynesiteHide

Reference List:
Sort by Year (asc) | by Year (desc) | by Author (A-Z) | by Author (Z-A)
New Minerals (1997), New Minerals 1990-1994.
Canadian Mineralogist: 29: 561-564.
Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte (1999): 241-252.

Internet Links for HaynesiteHide

Localities for HaynesiteHide

This 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.

Locality ListHide

- This locality has map coordinates listed. - This locality has estimated coordinates. ⓘ - Click for further information on this occurrence. ? - Indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. - Good crystals or important locality for species. - World class for species or very significant. (TL) - Type Locality for a valid mineral species. (FRL) - First Recorded Locality for everything else (eg varieties). Struck out - Mineral was erroneously reported from this locality. Faded * - Never found at this locality but inferred to have existed at some point in the past (eg from pseudomorphs.)

All localities listed without proper references should be considered as questionable.
USA (TL)
 
  • Utah
    • San Juan Co.
      • Blanding
Canadian Mineralogist: 29: 561-564.; Mineralogical Record 22:384; G. W. Robinson, V. King (1993) Whats New in Minerals. Mineralogical Record 24:381-395
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