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Arsenovanmeersscheite

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Maurice Charles Florimond Van Meerssche
Formula:
U6+(UO2)3(AsO4)2(OH)6 · 4H2O
Crystal System:
Orthorhombic
Name:
Named as an arsenate equivalent of vanmeersscheite, which was named after Maurice Van Meerssche, Professor of Crystallography, Université Catholique de Louvain (Belgium).
This page provides mineralogical data about Arsenovanmeersscheite.


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Classification of ArsenovanmeersscheiteHide

Approved
Approval Year:
2006
8.EC.20

8 : PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES, VANADATES
E : Uranyl phosphates and arsenates
C : UO2:RO4 = 3:2
42.7.14.3

42 : HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
7 : (AB)2(XO4)Zq·xH2O

Chemical Properties of ArsenovanmeersscheiteHide

Formula:
U6+(UO2)3(AsO4)2(OH)6 · 4H2O
IMA Formula:
U(UO2)3(AsO4)2(OH)6 · 4H2O

Crystallography of ArsenovanmeersscheiteHide

Crystal System:
Orthorhombic
Class (H-M):
mm2 - Pyramidal
Space Group:
Pmn21
Cell Parameters:
a = 17.36 Å, b = 16.96 Å, c = 7.02 Å
Ratio:
a:b:c = 1.024 : 1 : 0.414
Unit Cell V:
2,066.87 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)

X-Ray Powder DiffractionHide

Powder Diffraction Data:
d-spacingIntensity
12.21(8)
8.56(10)
6.07(8)
5.42(7)
4.25(8)
3.86(5)
3.33(7)
3.11(6)

Type Occurrence of ArsenovanmeersscheiteHide

Synonyms of ArsenovanmeersscheiteHide

Other Language Names for ArsenovanmeersscheiteHide

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

8.EC.05Françoisite-(Nd)(Nd,Ce,Sm)(UO2)3(PO4)2O(OH) · 6H2OMon.
8.EC.05PhuralumiteAl2(UO2)3(PO4)3(OH)2 · 13H2OMon.
8.EC.05UpaliteAl(UO2)3(PO4)2O(OH) · 7H2OMon.
8.EC.05Françoisite-(Ce)(Ce,Nd,Ca)(UO2)3(PO4)2O(OH) · 6H2OMon. 2/m : P21/b
8.EC.10ArsenuranyliteCa(UO2)4(AsO4)2(OH)4 · 6H2OOrth.
8.EC.10DewindtiteH2Pb3(UO2)2(PO4)4O4 · 12H2OOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Cmma
8.EC.10Kivuite(Th,Ca,Pb)(UO2)4(HPO4)2(OH)8 · 7H2O
8.EC.10Phosphuranylite(H3O)3KCa(UO2)7(PO4)4O4 · 8H2OOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Cmcm
8.EC.10YingjiangiteK2Ca(UO2)7(PO4)4(OH)6 · 6H2OOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Cmcm
8.EC.15DumontitePb2(UO2)3(PO4)2(OH)4 · 3H2OMon. 2/m : P21/m
8.EC.15HügelitePb2(UO2)3(AsO4)2O2 · 5H2OMon.
8.EC.20MetavanmeersscheiteU6+(UO2)3(PO4)2(OH)6 · 2H2OOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Fddd
8.EC.20VanmeersscheiteU6+(UO2)3(PO4)2(OH)6 · 4H2OOrth.
8.EC.25AlthupiteAlTh(UO2)7(PO4)4(OH)5O2 · 15H2OTric. 1 : P1
8.EC.30MunditeAl(UO2)3(PO4)2(OH)3 · 5.5H2OOrth.
8.EC.35PhurcaliteCa2(UO2)3(PO4)2O2 · 7H2OOrth.
8.EC.40BergeniteCa2Ba4(UO2)9(PO4)6O6 · 16H2OMon. 2/m : P21/b

Related Minerals - Dana Grouping (8th Ed.)Hide

42.7.14.1VanmeersscheiteU6+(UO2)3(PO4)2(OH)6 · 4H2OOrth.
42.7.14.2MetavanmeersscheiteU6+(UO2)3(PO4)2(OH)6 · 2H2OOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Fddd

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 ArsenovanmeersscheiteHide

Reference List:
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Walenta, K. & Theye, T. (2007): Arsenovanmeersscheit, ein neues Uranmineral von der Uranlagerstätte Menzenschwand im südlichen Schwarzwald. Aufschluss 58, 159-164. (in German)

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Localities for ArsenovanmeersscheiteHide

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Locality ListHide

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All localities listed without proper references should be considered as questionable.
Germany (TL)
 
  • Baden-Württemberg
    • Black Forest
      • St Blasien
        • Menzenschwand
Walenta, K. & Theye, T. (2007): Arsenovanmeerscheit, ein neues Uranmineral von der Uranlagerstätte Menzenschwand im südlichen Schwarzwald. Aufschluss 58, 159-164. (in German)
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