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Vanmeersscheite RC4679

  • Vanmeersscheite

    Name: Vanmeersscheite

    Location: Kobokobo, Kivu

    Name Reference: Named after Maurice Van Meerssche (born Sint-Niklaas, Belgium April 18th 1923 and passed away at Ottignies-Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium on March 16th 1990), professor of crystallography, Université Catholique de Louvain (Belgium).

    Chemical Formula: U6+(UO2)3(PO4)2(OH)6 · 4H2O

    Crystal System and Class: Orthorhombic - Pyramidal

    Accompanying Minerals:

    Origin (Determinator + Year): Deliens M. 1981

    Publication: La vanmeersscheite U(U02)3(P04)2(OH)6 ,4 H2O et la méta-vanmeersscheite U(U02)3(P04 )2(0H)6.2 H20, nouveaux minéraux

    Paul Piret & Michel Deliens. Bull. Minéral. 1982, 105, 125-128


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