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Natroboltwoodite

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About NatroboltwooditeHide

Formula:
Na(UO2)(SiO3OH) · H2O
Colour:
Light yellow
Lustre:
Dull
Name:
The name reflects its sodium content and similarity to boltwoodite.

Classification of NatroboltwooditeHide

Approved
9.AK.15

9 : SILICATES (Germanates)
A : Nesosilicates
K : Uranyl neso- and polysilicates
53.3.1.6

53 : NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and Other Anions or Complex Cations
3 : Insular SiO4 Groups and Other Anions of Complex Cations with (UO2)
14.16.7

14 : Silicates not Containing Aluminum
16 : Silicates of U

Physical Properties of NatroboltwooditeHide

Colour:
Light yellow

Optical Data of NatroboltwooditeHide

Type:
Biaxial (-)
RI values:
nα = 1.692 nγ = 1.659
Max Birefringence:
δ = 0.033
Image shows birefringence interference colour range (at 30µm thickness)
and does not take into account mineral colouration.
Surface Relief:
Moderate
Dispersion:
weak to distinct

Chemical Properties of NatroboltwooditeHide

Formula:
Na(UO2)(SiO3OH) · H2O

Type Occurrence of NatroboltwooditeHide

Synonyms of NatroboltwooditeHide

Other Language Names for NatroboltwooditeHide

Relationship of Natroboltwoodite to other SpeciesHide

Other Members of this group:
Boltwoodite(K,Na)(UO2)(SiO3OH) · 1.5H2OMon. 2 : P21
UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2OMon. 2 : P21
Uranophane-βCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2OMon.

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

9.AK.05Soddyite(UO2)2SiO4 · 2H2OOrth.
9.AK.10CuprosklodowskiteCu(UO2)2(SiO3OH]2 · 6H2OTric. 1 : P1
9.AK.10OursiniteCo(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 6H2OOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Cmca
9.AK.10SklodowskiteMg(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 6H2OMon. 2/m : B2/m
9.AK.15Boltwoodite(K,Na)(UO2)(SiO3OH) · 1.5H2OMon. 2 : P21
9.AK.15KasolitePb(UO2)[SiO4] · H2OMon. 2/m : P21/b
9.AK.15Uranophane-βCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2OMon.
9.AK.15UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2OMon. 2 : P21
9.AK.15Beta-UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
9.AK.20Swamboite-(Nd)Nd0.333[(UO2)(SiO3OH)](H2O)∼2.5Mon.
9.AK.25HaiweeiteCa(UO2)2[Si5O12(OH)2] · 6H2OMon.
9.AK.25MetahaiweeiteCa(UO2)2Si6O15 · nH2O
9.AK.30WeeksiteK2(UO2)2(Si5O13) · 4H2OOrth.
9.AK.30CoutinhoiteThxBa(1-2x)(UO2)2Si5O13 · (H2O)1+y (0 < x < 0.5 and 0 < y < (2+x))Orth.
9.AK.35MagnioursiliteMg4(UO2)4(Si2O5)5(OH)6 · 20H2O
9.AK.35CalcioursiliteCa4(UO2)4(Si2O5)5(OH)6 · 15H2O
9.AK.40UranosiliteUO3 · 7SiO2Orth.

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

53.3.1.1KasolitePb(UO2)[SiO4] · H2OMon. 2/m : P21/b
53.3.1.2UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2OMon. 2 : P21
53.3.1.3SklodowskiteMg(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 6H2OMon. 2/m : B2/m
53.3.1.4CuprosklodowskiteCu(UO2)2(SiO3OH]2 · 6H2OTric. 1 : P1
53.3.1.5Boltwoodite(K,Na)(UO2)(SiO3OH) · 1.5H2OMon. 2 : P21
53.3.1.7OursiniteCo(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 6H2OOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Cmca
53.3.1.8Swamboite-(Nd)Nd0.333[(UO2)(SiO3OH)](H2O)∼2.5Mon.
53.3.1.9Uranophane-βCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2OMon.

Related Minerals - Hey's Chemical Index of Minerals GroupingHide

14.16.1UranosiliteUO3 · 7SiO2Orth.
14.16.2CoffiniteU(SiO4) · nH2OTet.
14.16.3Soddyite(UO2)2SiO4 · 2H2OOrth.
14.16.4Swamboite-(Nd)Nd0.333[(UO2)(SiO3OH)](H2O)∼2.5Mon.
14.16.5WeeksiteK2(UO2)2(Si5O13) · 4H2OOrth.
14.16.6Boltwoodite(K,Na)(UO2)(SiO3OH) · 1.5H2OMon. 2 : P21
14.16.8CuprosklodowskiteCu(UO2)2(SiO3OH]2 · 6H2OTric. 1 : P1
14.16.9SklodowskiteMg(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 6H2OMon. 2/m : B2/m
14.16.10UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2OMon. 2 : P21
14.16.11Uranophane-βCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2OMon.
14.16.12HaiweeiteCa(UO2)2[Si5O12(OH)2] · 6H2OMon.
14.16.13MetahaiweeiteCa(UO2)2Si6O15 · nH2O
14.16.15SteacyiteK0.3(Na,Ca)2ThSi8O20Tet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : P4/mcc
14.16.16EkaniteCa2ThSi8O20Tet. 4 2 2 : I4 2 2
14.16.17KasolitePb(UO2)[SiO4] · H2OMon. 2/m : P21/b
14.16.18OrlitePb3(UO2)3(Si2O7)2 · 6H2O
14.16.19OursiniteCo(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 6H2OOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Cmca

Other InformationHide

Health Risks:
Contains uranium - always wash hands after handling. Avoid inhaling dust when handling or breaking. Never lick or ingest. Avoid prolonged exposure in proximity of the body. Store away from inhabited areas.

References for NatroboltwooditeHide

Reference List:
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Chernikov A.A. et al. (1975), Doklady Akademii Nauk SSSR: 221: 195.
American Mineralogist (1976): 61: 1054-1055.
Canadian Mineralogist (1997): 35: 3.
Burns, P.C. (1998) The structure of boltwoodite and implications of solid-solution towards sodium boltwoodite. Canadian Mineralogist: 36: 1069-1075.

Internet Links for NatroboltwooditeHide

Localities for NatroboltwooditeHide

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.
Kazakhstan (TL)
 
  • Zhambyl
    • Chu-Ili Mts
DAN-SSSR, ser. Geol. (1975) 221, 1, 195-; Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
Russia
 
  • Northern Region
    • Murmanskaya Oblast'
www.koeln.netsurf.de/~w.steffens/lovo.htm
USA
 
  • Utah
    • Juab Co.
      • Honeycomb Hills
Van King
Mineral and/or Locality  
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