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Braunerite

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New structure type. Chemically similar to línekite.


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Classification of BrauneriteHide

Approved, Pending publication

Chemical Properties of BrauneriteHide

Formula:
K2Ca(UO2)(CO3)3·6H2O
IMA Formula:
K2Ca(UO2)(CO3)3 · 6H2O

Crystallography of BrauneriteHide

Crystal System:
Monoclinic
Class (H-M):
2/m - Prismatic
Space Group:
P21/b
Setting:
P21/c
Cell Parameters:
a = 17.6725(12) Å, b = 11.6065(5) Å, c = 29.673(3) Å
β = 101.780(8)°
Ratio:
a:b:c = 1.523 : 1 : 2.557
Unit Cell V:
5,958.22 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)

X-Ray Powder DiffractionHide

Powder Diffraction Data:
d-spacingIntensity
14.64(100)
7.29(65)
7.04(20)
6.25(15)
5.71(28)
4.991(18)
4.860(18)
4.118(50)

Type Occurrence of BrauneriteHide

Place of Conservation of Type Material:
(1) collections of the Department of Mineralogy and Petrology, National Museum, Prague, Czech Republic(catalogue number P1P 14/2015); (2) collections of the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, USA catalogue number 65631

Synonyms of BrauneriteHide

Other Language Names for BrauneriteHide

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 BrauneriteHide

Reference List:
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Plášil, J., Mereiter, K., Kampf, A.R., Hloušek, J., Škoda, R., Čejka, J., Němec, I. and Ederová, J. (2016) Braunerite, IMA 2015-123. CNMNC Newsletter No. 31, June 2016, page 692; Mineralogical Magazine: 80: 691–697;

Internet Links for BrauneriteHide

Localities for BrauneriteHide

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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.
Czech Republic (TL)
 
  • Bohemia (Böhmen; Boehmen)
    • Karlovy Vary Region
      • Krušné Hory Mts (Erzgebirge)
        • Jáchymov District (St Joachimsthal)
          • Jáchymov (St Joachimsthal)
Plášil, J., Mereiter, K., Kampf, A.R., Hloušek, J., Škoda, R., Čejka, J., Němec, I. and Ederová, J. (2016) Braunerite, IMA 2015-123. CNMNC Newsletter No. 31, June 2016, page 692; Mineralogical Magazine: 80: 691–697
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