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About LarisaiteHide

Larisa Nikolaevna Belova (1923 - 1998) - Russian mineralogist.
Na(H3O)(UO2)3(SeO3)O2 · 4H2O
Crystal System:
Named in honor of Larisa Nikolaevna Belova (Ларисы Николаевны Беловой) (1923 - 1998), mineralogist and crystallographer who made a significant contribution to the knowledge on the uranium minerals.
This page provides mineralogical data about Larisaite.

Classification of LarisaiteHide

Approval Year:

4 : OXIDES (Hydroxides, V[5,6] vanadates, arsenites, antimonites, bismuthites, sulfites, selenites, tellurites, iodates)
J : Arsenites, antimonites, bismuthites, sulfites, selenites, tellurites; iodates
H : Selenites without additional anions, with H2O

Chemical Properties of LarisaiteHide

Na(H3O)(UO2)3(SeO3)O2 · 4H2O
IMA Formula:
Na(H3O)(UO2)3(Se4+O3)2O2 · 4H2O

Crystallography of LarisaiteHide

Crystal System:
Class (H-M):
m - Domatic
Space Group:
P1 1m
Cell Parameters:
a = 6.9806(9) Å, b = 7.646(1) Å, c = 17.249(2) Å
a:b:c = 0.913 : 1 : 2.256
Unit Cell V:
0.00 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)
Non-standard space-group setting P11m.

Type Occurrence of LarisaiteHide

Synonyms of LarisaiteHide

Other Language Names for LarisaiteHide

Simplified Chinese:水硒铀钠石
Traditional Chinese:水硒鈾鈉石

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

4.JH.05ChalcomeniteCuSeO3 · 2H2OOrth. 2 2 2 : P21 21 21
4.JH.10AhlfelditeNi(SeO3) · 2H2OMon. 2/m
4.JH.10ClinochalcomeniteCuSeO3 · 2H2OMon.
4.JH.10CobaltomeniteCoSeO3 · 2H2OMon.
4.JH.15MandarinoiteFe3+2(Se4+O3)3 · (6-x)H2O (x = 0.0-1.0)Mon. 2/m : P21/b
4.JH.20OrlandiitePb3(SeO3)(Cl,OH)4 · H2O Tric.

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 LarisaiteHide

Reference List:
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Chukanov, N.V., Pushcharovsky, D.Yu., Pasero, M., Merlino, S., Barinova, A.V., Möckel, S., Pekov, I.V., Zadov, A.E., Dubinchuk, V.T. (2004): Larisaite, Na(H3O)(UO2)3(SeO3)2O2.4H2O, a new uranyl selenite mineral from Repete mine, San Juan County, Utah, U.S.A. European Journal of Mineralogy, 16, 367-374.
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 LarisaiteHide

Localities for LarisaiteHide

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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.
  • Utah
    • San Juan Co.
      • Blanding
Chukanov N.V., Pushcharovsky D.Yu., Pasero M., Merlino S., Barinova, A.V., Möckel S., Pekov I.V., Zadov A.E., Dubinchuk V.T. (2004): European Journal of Mineralogy: 16: 367-374.
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