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Redcanyonite

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Formula:
(NH4)2Mn[(UO2)4O4(SO4)2](H2O)4
Crystal System:
Monoclinic
Structurally related to zippeite. Unique combination of minerals; the first mineral to combine N, Mn, and U.


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Classification of RedcanyoniteHide

Approved, Pending publication
Approval Year:
2016

Pronounciation of RedcanyoniteHide

Pronounciation:
PlayRecorded byCountry
Jolyon & Katya RalphUnited Kingdom

Chemical Properties of RedcanyoniteHide

Formula:
(NH4)2Mn[(UO2)4O4(SO4)2](H2O)4

Crystallography of RedcanyoniteHide

Crystal System:
Monoclinic
Class (H-M):
2/m - Prismatic
Space Group:
B2/m
Setting:
C2/m
Cell Parameters:
a = 8.657(2) Å, b = 14.155(3) Å, c = 8.843(2) Å
β = 104.12(2)°
Ratio:
a:b:c = 0.612 : 1 : 0.625
Unit Cell V:
1,050.88 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)

X-Ray Powder DiffractionHide

Powder Diffraction Data:
d-spacingIntensity
8.55(21)
7.19(100)
3.600(33)
3.453(56)
3.112(72)
2.657(23)
2.491(21)
2.069(20)

Type Occurrence of RedcanyoniteHide

Place of Conservation of Type Material:
Mineralogical collections of the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, Los Angeles, California, USA (catalogue numbers 66293, 66294, 66295, 66296, 66297 and 66298)

Synonyms of RedcanyoniteHide

Other Language Names for RedcanyoniteHide

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 RedcanyoniteHide

Reference List:
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Olds, T.A., Plášil, J., Kampf, A.R., Burns, P.C., Nash, B.P., Marty, J., Rose, T.P., Carlson, S.M. (2016) Redcanyonite, IMA 2016-082. CNMNC Newsletter No. 34, December 2016, page 1320; Mineralogical Magazine: 80: 1315–1321

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Localities for RedcanyoniteHide

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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.
USA (TL)
 
  • Utah
    • San Juan Co.
      • White Canyon District
        • Red Canyon
Olds, T.A., Plášil, J., Kampf, A.R., Burns, P.C., Nash, B.P., Marty, J., Rose, T.P. and Carlson, S.M. (2016) Redcanyonite, IMA 2016-082. CNMNC Newsletter No. 34, December 2016, page 1320; Mineralogical Magazine, 80, 1315–1321
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