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Greenlizardite

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Formula:
(NH4)Na(UO2)2(SO4)2(OH)2·4H2O
Crystal System:
Triclinic
Unique combination of elements. Structurally related to johannite, deliensite and plášilite.


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Classification of GreenlizarditeHide

Approved, Pending publication

Chemical Properties of GreenlizarditeHide

Formula:
(NH4)Na(UO2)2(SO4)2(OH)2·4H2O
IMA Formula:
(NH4)Na(UO2)2(SO4)2(OH)2 · 4H2O

Crystallography of GreenlizarditeHide

Crystal System:
Triclinic
Class (H-M):
1 - Pinacoidal
Space Group:
P1
Cell Parameters:
a = 6.8362(2) Å, b = 9.5127(3) Å, c = 13.898(1) Å
α = 98.636(7)°, β = 93.713(7)°, γ = 110.102(8)°
Ratio:
a:b:c = 0.719 : 1 : 1.461
Unit Cell V:
832.50 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)

X-Ray Powder DiffractionHide

Powder Diffraction Data:
d-spacingIntensity
6.80(100)
6.06(36)
5.75(62)
4.41(32)
3.404(56)
3.126(60)
3.073(26)
2.988(34)
Comments:
From Type Description.

Type Occurrence of GreenlizarditeHide

Place of Conservation of Type Material:
In the mineralogical collections of the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, Los Angeles, California, USA, catalogue numbers 66558 (holotype) and 66559 (cotype)

Synonyms of GreenlizarditeHide

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 GreenlizarditeHide

Reference List:
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Kampf, A.R., Plášil, J., Nash, B.P. and Marty, J. (2017) Greenlizardite, IMA 2017- 001. CNMNC Newsletter No. 37, June 2017, page 738; Mineralogical Magazine: 81: 737–742.

Internet Links for GreenlizarditeHide

Localities for GreenlizarditeHide

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., Nash, B.P. and Marty, J. (2017) Greenlizardite, IMA 2017- 001. CNMNC Newsletter No. 37, June 2017, page 738; Mineralogical Magazine: 81: 737–742.
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