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Roubaultite Mineral Data

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General Roubaultite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Cu2(UO2)3(CO3)2O2(OH)2•4(H2O)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 1,195.27 gm
   Uranium   59.74 %  U    67.77 % UO2
   Copper    10.63 %  Cu   13.31 % CuO
   Hydrogen   0.84 %  H     7.54 % H2O
   Carbon     2.01 %  C     7.36 % CO2
   Oxygen    26.77 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %       95.98 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Cu2(UO2)3(CO3)2O2(OH)2•4(H2O)
Help on Environment: Environment: On pitchblende ore.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1970
Help on Locality: Locality: Shinkolobwe, Shaba, Zaire. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Marcel Roubault (1905-), geologist, University of Nancy, France.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Roubaultite + Pronunciation Say ROUBAULTITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 60064
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