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Markeyite

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Formula:
Ca9(UO2)4(CO3)13·28H2O
Crystal System:
Orthorhombic
New structure type.


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Classification of MarkeyiteHide

Approved, Pending publication
Approval Year:
2016

Chemical Properties of MarkeyiteHide

Formula:
Ca9(UO2)4(CO3)13·28H2O
IMA Formula:
Ca9(UO2)4(CO3)12(OH)2 · 28H2O

Crystallography of MarkeyiteHide

Crystal System:
Orthorhombic
Class (H-M):
mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) - Dipyramidal
Space Group:
Pmmn
Setting:
Pmmn

X-Ray Powder DiffractionHide

Powder Diffraction Data:
d-spacingIntensity
10.12(69)
6.41(91)
5.43(100)
5.07(33)
4.618(25)
4.104(37)
3.984(34)
2.732(25)
Comments:
From Type Description.

Type Occurrence of MarkeyiteHide

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

Synonyms of MarkeyiteHide

Other Language Names for MarkeyiteHide

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 MarkeyiteHide

Reference List:
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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.
IMA Newsletter 38 (revision of formula)

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Localities for MarkeyiteHide

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.

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
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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