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Marthozite

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About MarthoziteHide

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Aimé Marthoz
Formula:
Cu2+(UO2)3(SeO3)2O2 · 8H2O
Crystal System:
Orthorhombic
Name:
Named after Aimé Marthoz, born in Marche-en-Famenne, Belgium, September 13th 1894 and died in Brussels on June 12th 1962. Worked in Katanga in the DRCongo, then a Belgian colony.
This page provides mineralogical data about Marthozite.


Classification of MarthoziteHide

Approved
4.JJ.05

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
34.7.4.1

34 : SELENITES, TELLURITES AND SULFITES
7 : Hydrated Selenites, Tellurites and Sulfites containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
28.1.8

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

Optical Data of MarthoziteHide

Type:
Biaxial (-)
Dispersion:
extreme

Chemical Properties of MarthoziteHide

Formula:
Cu2+(UO2)3(SeO3)2O2 · 8H2O
IMA Formula:
Cu2+(UO2)3(Se4+O3)2O2 · 8H2O

Crystallography of MarthoziteHide

Crystal System:
Orthorhombic
Cell Parameters:
a = 16.4 Å, b = 17.2 Å, c = 6.98 Å
Ratio:
a:b:c = 0.953 : 1 : 0.406
Unit Cell V:
1,968.92 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)

Crystal StructureHide

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0005722MarthoziteCooper M A, Hawthorne F C (2001) Structure topology and hydrogen bonding in mathozite, Cu[(UO2)3(SeO3)2O2](H2O)8, a comparison with guilleminite, Ba[(UO2)3(SeO3)2O2](H2O)3 The Canadian Mineralogist 39 797-80720010293
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Type Occurrence of MarthoziteHide

Place of Conservation of Type Material:
Muséum national d'Histoire Naturelle, paris
Université de paris

Synonyms of MarthoziteHide

Other Language Names for MarthoziteHide

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
7 photos of Marthozite associated with GuilleminiteBa(UO2)3(SeO3)2O2 · 3H2O
3 photos of Marthozite associated with MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
1 photo of Marthozite associated with DemesmaekeritePb2Cu5(UO2)2(SeO3)6(OH)6 · 2H2O

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

4.JJ.10GuilleminiteBa(UO2)3(SeO3)2O2 · 3H2OOrth. mm2 : Pmn21
4.JJ.15PiretiteCa(UO2)3(SeO3)2(OH)4 · 4H2OOrth.
4.JJ.20DemesmaekeritePb2Cu5(UO2)2(SeO3)6(OH)6 · 2H2OTric.
4.JJ.25Haynesite(UO2)3(OH)2(SeO3)2 · 5H2OOrth.

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.
28.1.6Haynesite(UO2)3(OH)2(SeO3)2 · 5H2OOrth.
28.1.7DerriksiteCu4(UO2)(SeO3)2(OH)6Orth.
28.1.9GuilleminiteBa(UO2)3(SeO3)2O2 · 3H2OOrth. mm2 : Pmn21
28.1.10DemesmaekeritePb2Cu5(UO2)2(SeO3)6(OH)6 · 2H2OTric.
28.1.11MandarinoiteFe3+2(Se4+O3)3 · (6-x)H2O (x = 0.0-1.0)Mon. 2/m : P21/b
28.1.12CobaltomeniteCoSeO3 · 2H2OMon.
28.1.13AhlfelditeNi(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 MarthoziteHide

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American Mineralogist (1970): 55: 533.
Cooper, M.A. and Hawthorne, F.C. (2001) Structure topology and hydrogen bonding in marthozite, Cu 2+[(UO2)3(SeO3)2O2](H2O)8, a comparison with guilleminite, Ba[(UO2)3(SeO3)2O2](H2O)3. Canadian Mineralogist: 39: 797-807.
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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Localities for MarthoziteHide

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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.
Czech Republic
 
  • Ústí nad Labem Region
    • Teplice District
      • Moldava
Pauliš P., Kopecký S., Černý P. 2007: Uranové minerály České Republiky a jejich naleziště. 1. část. (Kutna Hora, issue 1)]
DR Congo (TL)
 
  • Lualaba
    • Kolwezi mining district
      • Kolwezi
Cesbron, Fabien, Oosterbosch, R., Pierrot, Roland (1969) Une nouvelle espèce minérale : la marthozite. Uranyl˗sélénite de cuivre hydraté. Bulletin de la Société française de Minéralogie et de Cristallographie, 92(3), 278-283.; Deliens, M. (1996) Overzicht van de mineralogie van de koper-, kobalt- en uraniumvoorkomens in Zuid-Shaba (Zaïre). Pages 35-49 in: Schatten der Aarde. Van mineraal tot juweel. Tentoonstelling in de abdij Saint-Gérard de Brogne van 27 april tot 27 oktober 1996. Catalogus opgemaakt onder de leiding van R. Warin, AGAB en P. Van hee, MKA (in Dutch).; Wilson, W.E. (2018) The Musonoi mine, Kolwezi District, Lualaba Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo. Mineralogical Record, 49(2), 236-304.; http://www.champ-hannut.be/fichierpdf/Rev%20SP%202017%20NL.pdf
Switzerland
 
  • Valais
    • Saint-Maurice
      • Salvan
        • Les Marécottes
          • La Creusaz
Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 269.
 
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