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Cadmoxite

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Crystal System:
Isometric
Name:
Originally named for the supposed chemical composition (cadmium oxide). Later both mineral and name were withdrawn when it was recognised that the material is uraninite.
IMA No. 2012-037
Cadmoxite
Approval for this mineral has been withdrawn. Subsequent studies have shown that the material examined is uraninite, UO2.


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Classification of CadmoxiteHide

Discredited

Crystallography of CadmoxiteHide

Crystal System:
Isometric
Class (H-M):
4 3m - Hextetrahedral
Space Group:
F4 3m
Cell Parameters:
a = 5.4830(6) Å
Unit Cell V:
164.84 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)

X-Ray Powder DiffractionHide

Powder Diffraction Data:
d-spacingIntensity
3.162 (100)
2.738 (20)
1.941 (30)
1.657 (50)
1.259 (40)
1.228 (30)
1.121 (40)
1.055 (30)

First Recorded Occurrence of CadmoxiteHide

Synonyms of CadmoxiteHide

Other Language Names for CadmoxiteHide

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 CadmoxiteHide

Reference List:
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Graeser, S., Demartin, F. and Gabriel, W. (2012) Cadmoxite, IMA 2012-037. CNMNC Newsletter No. 14, October 2012, page 1287; Mineralogical Magazine, 76, 1281-1288. [later withdrawn]

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Localities for CadmoxiteHide

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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.
Switzerland (FRL)
 
  • Wallis (Valais)
    • Binn Valley
      • Fäld (Imfeld; Im Feld; Feld)
Graeser, S., Demartin, F. and Gabriel, W. (2012) Cadmoxite, IMA 2012-037. CNMNC Newsletter No. 14, October 2012, page 1287; Mineralogical Magazine, 76, 1281-1288.
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