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Crystal System:
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

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

Crystallography of GreenlizarditeHide

Crystal System:
Class (H-M):
1 - Pinacoidal
Space Group:
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)°
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:
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.
  • 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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