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Vanuranylite

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Formula:
(H3O)2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 4H2O
Colour:
Bright yellow
Name:
From VANadium and URANium.

Discredited for being identical to vanuralite.


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Classification of VanuranyliteHide

Discredited
7/E.11-70

7 : Phosphates, Arsenates, Vanadates
E : Uranylphosphates and uranylvanadates with [UO2]2+ - [PO4 | AsO4]3- and [UO2]2+ - [V2O8]6-
11 : Tyuyamunite series
21.4.2

21 : Vanadates (and vanadates with arsenate or phosphate)
4 : Vanadates of U, Mn, Fe or Ni

Physical Properties of VanuranyliteHide

Colour:
Bright yellow

Optical Data of VanuranyliteHide

Type:
Biaxial (-)
RI values:
nα = 1.650 - 1.710 nβ = 1.850 - 1.920 nγ = 1.900 - 1.950
2V:
Measured: 44° , Calculated: 36° to 48°
Max Birefringence:
δ = 0.250
Image shows birefringence interference colour range (at 30µm thickness)
and does not take into account mineral colouration.
Surface Relief:
Very High
Dispersion:
r < v weak

Chemical Properties of VanuranyliteHide

Formula:
(H3O)2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 4H2O

Other Language Names for VanuranyliteHide

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz Grouping (8th Edition)Hide

7/E.11-10VanuraliteAl(UO2)2(V2O8)(OH) · 11H2OMon.
7/E.11-20MetavanuraliteAl(UO2)2(VO4)2(OH) · 8H2OTric.
7/E.11-30SengieriteCu2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 6H2OMon. 2/m : P21/b
7/E.11-40StrelkiniteNa2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 6H2OOrth.
7/E.11-50CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2OMon. 2/m : P21/b
7/E.11-60Margaritasite(Cs,K,H3O)2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · H2OMon. 2/m : P21/b
7/E.11-80TyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2OOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnna
7/E.11-90MetatyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3-5H2OOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
7/E.11-100FrancevilliteBa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5H2OOrth.
7/E.11-110CurienitePb(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5H2OOrth.

Related Minerals - Hey's Chemical Index of Minerals GroupingHide

21.4.1UvaniteU6+2V5+6O21 · 15H2O (?)Orth.
21.4.3StrelkiniteNa2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 6H2OOrth.
21.4.4CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2OMon. 2/m : P21/b
21.4.5Margaritasite(Cs,K,H3O)2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · H2OMon. 2/m : P21/b
21.4.6SengieriteCu2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 6H2OMon. 2/m : P21/b
21.4.7MetatyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3-5H2OOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
21.4.8TyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2OOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnna
21.4.9RauviteCa(UO2)2(V10O28) · 16H2O
21.4.10FrancevilliteBa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5H2OOrth.
21.4.11MetavanuraliteAl(UO2)2(VO4)2(OH) · 8H2OTric.
21.4.12VanuraliteAl(UO2)2(V2O8)(OH) · 11H2OMon.
21.4.13CurienitePb(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5H2OOrth.
21.4.14FritzscheiteMn(UO2)2(PO4,VO4)2 · 10H2O (?)Tet.
21.4.15Palenzonaite(NaCa2)Mn2+2(VO4)3Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Ia3d
21.4.16Santafeite(Na,Ca,Sr)12(Mn2+,Fe3+,Al,Mg)8Mn4+8(VO4)16(OH,O)20 · 8H2OOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
21.4.17PyrobelonitePbMn2+(VO4)(OH)Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnma
21.4.18BrackebuschitePb2Mn3+(VO4)2(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/m
21.4.19ČechitePbFe2+(VO4)(OH)Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
21.4.20HeyitePb5Fe2+2(VO4)2O4Mon.
21.4.21MounanaitePbFe3+2(VO4)2(OH,F)2Mon. 2/m : B2/m
21.4.22SchubneliteFe3+VO4 · H2OTric.
21.4.23FervaniteFe3+4V5+4O16 · 5H2OMon.
21.4.24KazakhstaniteFe3+5V4+3V5+12O39(OH)9 · 9H2OMon.
21.4.25Bokite(Al,Fe3+)1.3(V5+,V4+,Fe3+)8O20 · 7.4H2OMon.
21.4.26Rusakovite(Fe3+,Al)5(VO4,PO4)2(OH)9 · 3H2O
21.4.27KolovratiteNixZny(VO4)0.67(x+y) · nH2O

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 VanuranyliteHide

Reference List:
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Bur'yanova, E.Z., Strokova, G.S. & Shitov, V.A. (1965): Vanuranylite, a new mineral. Zapiski Vsesoyuznogo Mineral. Obshchestva, 94 (4), 437-443.
American Mineralogist (1966): 51: 1548.

Internet Links for VanuranyliteHide

 
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