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Meisserit mit Belakovskiit

gelbe krustige Meisserit mit hellgelben, feinnadeligen Belakovskiit und weißen nadeligen Sulfaten (Metasideronatrit, Rozenit, Pickeringit??), Blue Lizrad Mine, Red Canyon, Utah, USA; BB < 1 mm

Copyright: Joy Desor
Contribution: openpit 2020-01-03
Locality: Blue Lizard Mine / Red Canyon / White Canyon District / San Juan Co. / Utah / USA

Collectors Summary

Color blass grün, gelbgrün
Streak color sehr hellgelb
Hardness (Mohs) 2
Cleavages ordentlich {100} und {001}
Fracture uneben
Solubility +++ H2O
Crystal System triklin, P1

Chemism

Chem­ical formula

Na5(UO2)(SO4)3(SO3OH)(H2O)

Empir­ical formula (anal­y­sis)

Na5.05(U0.94O2)(SO4)3[SO2.69(OH)1.31](H2O)

Addi­tional chem. informa­tion

Uranylsulfat

Chem­ical com­po­si­tion

Natrium, Sauerstoff, Schwefel, Uran, Wasserstoff

Unit weight: 775.4329923 u; Number of atoms in the formula: 32.3

Info

Empirical formula:

Na5.05(U0.94O2)(SO4)3[SO2.69(OH)1.31](H2O)

Element

Symbol

Weight%

Atoms

Atoms%

Atom weight (u)

Sum weight (u)

Hydrogen

H

0.43

3.31

10.25

1.0079470

3.3363046

Oxygen

O

39.20

19

58.82

15.9994300

303.9891700

Sodium

Na

14.97

5.05

15.63

22.9897702

116.0983395

Sulfur

S

16.54

4

12.38

32.0655000

128.2620000

Uranium

U

28.85

0.94

2.91

238.0289130

223.7471782

Strunz 9th edi­tion incl. updates

7.EC.

7: Sulfate (Selenate, Tellurate, Chromate, Molybdate, Wolframate)
E: Uranylsulfate
C: Mit mittelgroßen und großen [Kationen]

IMA sta­tus

anerkannt - CNMNC Newsletter No. 17, October 2013

Min­eral sta­tus

anerkanntes Mineral

Optical Properties

Color

blass grün, gelbgrün

Streak color

sehr hellgelb

Diaphane­ity (Trans­parency)

durchscheinend, transparent

max. Birefrin­gence

0.043

Birefringence chart\! Meisserite title=Birefringence chart Meisserite

Michel-Levy Color Chart viewed according to the maximum birefringence (at 30μm). Mineral color is not taken into account. Click on the image to enlarge or change thickness.

RI value α / ω / n

1.514°

RI value β

1.546°

RI value γ / ε

1.557°

Ri mean

1.539

2V angle

Biaxial (-) 60(2)° (gemessen) 60° (berechnet)

Ori­enta­tion

X ≈ a, Z ≈ c

Dis­per­sion

wahrnehmbar; r > v

Pleochro­ism

X = farblos < Y = hellgelb ≈ Z = blass grünlich gelb

Optical Data Luminescence

Lumi­nes­cence

leuchtend grün unter kurzwelligem und langwelligem UV

Color LW-UV (365nm)

 

grün

LW-UV Intensity

stark

LW-UV Obser­va­tion Frequency

immer (spezifisch)

Color SW-UV (254nm)

 

grün

SW-UV Intensity

stark

SW-UV Obser­va­tion Frequency

immer (spezifisch)

Most Common Acti­vator

(UO2)2+ (Uranyl-Ion) spezifisch

After­glow (Per­sistant Lumi­nes­cence)

keine Daten

Crystallography

Crystal Sys­tem

triklin

Class (H-M)

1

Space Group number

2

Space Group

P1

Cell param­e­ters a (Å)

5.3232

Cell param­e­ters b (Å)

11.5105

Cell param­e­ters c (Å)

13.5562

Cell param­e­ters a/b or c/a

0.462

Cell param­e­ters c/b

1.178

Cell param­e­ters α

102.864°

Cell param­e­ters β

97.414°

Cell param­e­ters γ

91.461°

Z

2

Volumne (ų)

801.743

Kristall struc­ture

Neuer Strukturtyp, Struktur bestimmt

X-Ray Pow­der Diffrac­tion

13.15(81),
6.33(62),
5.64(52),
5.24(100),
4.67(68),
3.849(48),
2.969(93),
1.918(47)

XRD chart Meisserite

Calculated from d-spacing and intensity at 0.1541838 nm (Cu)

Crystals 3D

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Crystal Structure 3D

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Physical Properties

Hard­ness (Mohs)

2

Density (g/cm³)

3.208 (berechnet)

3.212 ( ρ calc. Mineralienatlas )

Cleav­ages

ordentlich {100} und {001}

Frac­ture

uneben

Tenac­ity

spröde

Radioac­tiv­ity

radioaktiv, da Uran-haltig

Insta­bil­ity

+++ H2O

Chem­ical Prop­er­ties and Tests

hygroskopisch

(Co-)Type locality

(Co-)Type locality

USA/Utah/San Juan Co./White Canyon District/Red Canyon/Blue Lizard Mine

Type mate­r­ial

Fersman Mineralogical Museum of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Moskau, Russland

Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, Los Angeles, California, USA

Musée Géologique, UNIL-Anthropole, Lausanne, Schweiz

Col­lec­tion number of type mate­r­ial

4410/1 (Russland); 64055 (USA); MGL 92960 (Schweiz)

Par­a­ge­n­e­sis of type mate­r­ial

in Sandmatrix mit Chalcanthit, Copiapit, Ferrinatrit, Gips, Johannit, Belakovskiit

Preface

Asso­cia­tions

Chalcanthit, Copiapit, Ferrinatrit, Gips, Johannit, Belakovskiit

Name from

Zu Ehren von Nicolas Meisser, schweizer Mineraloge

Author (Name, Year)

Jakub Plášil, Anthony R. Kampf, Anatoly V. Kasatkin, Steve Silva, Joe Marty, Radek Škoda und Jiri Cejka (2013)

References

Plášil, J., Kampf, A.R., Kasatkin, A.V., Silva, S., Marty, J., Škoda R. und Čejka, J. (2013) Meisserite, IMA 2013-039. CNMNC Newsletter No. 17, October 2013, page 2999; Mineralogical Magazine, 77, 2997 - 3005.

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Feynmanite

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monoklin : 2/m : P2/n

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Meisserite

Na5(UO2)(SO4)3(SO3OH)(H2O)

triklin : 1 : P1

7.EC.

Běhounekite

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orthorhombisch : mmm : Pnma

7.EC.

Klaprothite

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monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

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Ottohahnite

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triklin : 1 : P1

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Péligotite

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triklin : 1 : P1

7.EC.

Mathesiusite

K5(UO2)4(SO4)4(VO5)·4H2O

tetragonal : 4/m : P4/n

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Navrotskyite

K2Na10(UO2)3(SO4)9·2H2O

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pbcm

7.EC.

Belakovskiite

Na7(UO2)(SO4)4(SO3OH)(H2O)3

triklin : 1 : P1

7.EC.

Bluelizardite

Na7(UO2)(SO4)4Cl(H2O)2

monoklin : 2/m : C2/c

7.EC.

Geschieberite

K2(UO2)(SO4)2·2H2O

orthorhombisch : mm2 : Pna21

7.EC.

Adolfpateraite

K(UO2)(SO4)(OH)(H2O)

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

7.EC.

Plášilite

Na(UO2)(SO4)(OH)·2H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

7.EC.

Seaborgite

LiK2Na6(UO2)(SO4)5(SO3OH)(H2O)

triklin : 1 : P1

7.EC.

Wetherillite

Na2Mg(UO2)2(SO4)4·18H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

7.EC.

Oppenheimerite

Na2(UO2)(SO4)2·3H2O

triklin : 1 : P1

7.EC.

Alwilkinsite-(Y)

Y(UO2)3(SO4)2O(OH)3(H2O)7·7H2O

orthorhombisch : 222 : P212121

7.EC.

Ammoniomathesiusite

(NH4)5(UO2)4(SO4)4(VO5)·4H2O

tetragonal : 4/m : P4/n

7.EC.

Pseudomeisserite-(NH4)

(NH4)2Na4[(UO2)2(SO4)5]·4H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

7.EC.

Zippeite

K3(UO2)4(SO4)2O3(OH)·3H2O

monoklin : 2 : C2

7.EC.05

Redcanyonite

(NH4)2Mn[(UO2)4O4(SO4)2](H2O)4

monoklin : 2/m : C2/m

7.EC.05

Zinczippeite

Zn(UO2)2(SO4)O2·3.5H2O

monoklin : 2/m : C2/m

7.EC.05

Natrozippeite

Na5(UO2)8(SO4)4O5(OH)3·12H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/n

7.EC.05

Cobaltzippeite

Co(UO2)2(SO4)O2·3.5H2O

monoklin : 2/m : C2/m

7.EC.05

Nickelzippeite

Ni2(UO2)6(SO4)3(OH)10·16H2O

monoklin : 2/m : C2/m

7.EC.05

Pseudojohannite

Cu6.5(UO2)8O8(SO4)4(OH)5·25H2O

triklin : 1 : P1

7.EC.05

Ammoniozippeite

(NH4)2[(UO2)2(SO4)O2]·H2O

orthorhombisch : mmm : Ccmb

7.EC.05

Magnesiozippeite

Mg(UO2)2(SO4)O2·3.5H2O

monoklin : 2/m : C2/m

7.EC.05

Rabejacite

Ca2[(UO2)4O4(SO4)2](H2O)8

triklin : 1 : P1

7.EC.10

Sejkoraite-(Y)

Y2(UO2)8O6(SO4)4(OH)2·26H2O

triklin : 1 : P1

7.EC.15

Marécottite

Mg3[(UO2)4O3(OH)(SO4)2]2(H2O)28

triklin : 1 : P1

7.EC.15

Plavnoite

K0.8Mn0.6[(UO2)2O2(SO4)]·3.5H2O

monoklin : 2/m : C2/c

7.EC.20

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IMA Number

IMA 2013-039

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