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Vernadskite

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Vladimir Vernadsky
Formula:
Cu3(SO4)(OH)4
Name:
After Vladimir Ivanovich Vernadsky (1863-1945), Russian geochemist.
A variety of Antlerite

Initially considered as a new mineral, but later shown to be a pseudomorph of Antlerite after Dolerophanite.


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Classification of VernadskiteHide

Discredited

Chemical Properties of VernadskiteHide

Formula:
Cu3(SO4)(OH)4

Synonyms of VernadskiteHide

Other Language Names for VernadskiteHide

Italian:Vernadskijte
Simplified Chinese:水铜矾

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 VernadskiteHide

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Zambonini, F. (1910) Mineralogia Vesuviana. 368 pp., Naples: 337. [as Vernadskijte and Wernadskyite]
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.: 607.
Mrose, M. E. (1961) Vernadskite discredited: pseudomorphs of antlerite after dolerophanite. American Mineralogist: 46: 146-154.

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