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Metauroxite

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Formula:
(UO2)2(C2O4)(OH)2(H2O)2
Crystal System:
Triclinic
The lower hydrate counterpart of uroxite. Second natural uranium (uranyl) oxalate. Known synthetic analogue. Structure determined.


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Classification of MetauroxiteHide

Approved, Pending publication
Approval Year:
2019

Chemical Properties of MetauroxiteHide

Formula:
(UO2)2(C2O4)(OH)2(H2O)2

Crystallography of MetauroxiteHide

Crystal System:
Triclinic
Class (H-M):
1 - Pinacoidal
Space Group:
P1
Cell Parameters:
a = 5.5635(3) Å, b = 6.1152(4) Å, c = 7.8283(4) Å
α = 85.572(5)°, β = 89.340(4)°, γ = 82.468(5)°
Ratio:
a:b:c = 0.91 : 1 : 1.28
Unit Cell V:
263.25 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)

X-Ray Powder DiffractionHide

Powder Diffraction Data:
d-spacingIntensity
6.06Å(45)
5.52Å(33)
4.97Å(34)
4.52Å(100)
3.888Å(80)
3.748Å(22)
3.180Å(51)
2.604Å(32)

Type Occurrence of MetauroxiteHide

Place of Conservation of Type Material:
Mineralogical collections of the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, 900 Exposition Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90007, USA, catalogue numbers 67289 and 67290 (cotypes)

Synonyms of MetauroxiteHide

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 MetauroxiteHide

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Kampf A.R., Plášil J., Nash B.P., Marty J. (2019): Metauroxite, IMA 2019-030. CNMNC Newsletter No. 50; Mineralogical Magazine: 31, doi: 10.1180/mgm.2019.46; http://forum.amiminerals.it/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=15578&sid=813c77a70706fa166a7b80754bd6a1e5 (visited 23.07.2019)

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Localities for MetauroxiteHide

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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)
 
  • Colorado
    • San Miguel Co.
      • Slick Rock Mining District
Kampf A.R., Plášil J., Nash B.P., Marty J. (2019): Metauroxite, IMA 2019-030. CNMNC Newsletter No. 50; Mineralogical Magazine: 31, doi: 10.1180/mgm.2019.46; http://forum.amiminerals.it/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=15578&sid=813c77a70706fa166a7b80754bd6a1e5 (visited 23.07.2019)
 
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