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Classification of Markeyite

Approved, Pending publication
Approval Year:

Chemical Properties of Markeyite

IMA Formula:
Ca9(UO2)4(CO3)12(OH)2 · 28H2O
Elements listed in formula:

Crystallography of Markeyite

Crystal System:
Class (H-M):
mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) - Dipyramidal
Space Group:
Space Group Setting:
X-Ray Powder Diffraction Data:
From Type Description.

Type Occurrence of Markeyite

Place of Conservation of Type Material:
Cotype material is deposited in the collections of the Natural History Museum, Los Angeles County, 900 Exposition Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90007, USA, catalogue numbers 67091 (holotype), 67092, 67093, 67094 and 69095 (cotype), and the Fersman Mineralogi

Other Names for Markeyite

Name in Other Languages:

Other Information

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 Markeyite

Reference List:
Kampf, A.R., Plášil, J., Kasatkin, A.V., Marty, J. and Čejka, J. (2017) Markeyite, IMA 2016-090. CNMNC Newsletter No. 35, February 2017, page 211; Mineralogical Magazine 81: 209–213.

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Localities for Markeyite

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.
(TL) indicates type locality for a valid mineral species. (FRL) indicates first recorded locality for everything else. ? indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. All other localities listed without reference should be considered as uncertain and unproven until references can be found.
  • Utah
    • San Juan Co.
      • White Canyon District
        • Red Canyon
Kampf, A.R., Plášil, J., Kasatkin, A.V., Marty, J. and Čejka, J. (2017) Markeyite, IMA 2016-090. CNMNC Newsletter No. 35, February 2017, page 211; Mineralogical Magazine, 81, 209–213.
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