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Nickel-Strunz Carbonates Classification

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Minerals Arranged by Nickel-Strunz (Version 10) Classification

The Nickel-Strunz 10th Edition (Pending Publication) Mineralogical Tables by Hugo Strunz and Ernest H. Nickel is based on a digital copy obtained from Jim Ferraiolo. Jim is responsible for the Strunz Classification in Mindat.org and he has generously provided webmineral with an updated copy of the classification numbers. Follow this link for a short discussion on the Nickel-Strunz Classification Number.

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! - Dana Number Added or Changed.

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Nickel-Strunz Carbonates Classification


05.E Uranyl Carbonates

05.EA UO2:CO3 > 1:1

05.EA.10 Urancalcarite Ca(UO2)3(CO3)(OH)6•3(H2O) Pbnm,Pbn21 Ortho
05.EA.15 Wyartite Ca3U++++(UO2)6(CO3)2(OH)18•3-5(H2O) P 212121 2 2 2
05.EA.20 Oswaldpeetersite! (UO2)2CO3(OH)2•4(H2O) P 21/c 2/m
05.EA.25 Roubaultite Cu2(UO2)3(CO3)2O2(OH)2•4(H2O) P1 1
05.EA.30 Kamotoite-(Y) (Y,Nd,Gd)2U++++++4(CO3)3O12•14.5(H2O) P 21/a 2/m
05.EA.35 Sharpite Ca(UO2)6(CO3)5(OH)4•6(H2O) Unk Ortho

05.EB UO2:CO3 = 1:1

05.EB.05 Rutherfordine UO2(CO3) P mmm 2/m 2/m 2/m
05.EB.10 Blatonite! UO2CO3•(H2O) Unk Hex
05.EB.15 Joliotite (UO2)(CO3)•n(H2O), (n=2?) P 222, Pmm2 Ortho
05.EB.20 Bijvoetite-(Y) (Y,REE)8(H2O)25(UO2)16O8(OH)8(CO3)16•14(H2O) B1211 (pseudo ORTHO) 2

05.EC UO2:CO3 < 1:1 - 1:2

05.EC.05 Fontanite Ca[(UO2)3(CO3)2O2]•6(H2O) P 21/n 2/m
05.EC.10 Metazellerite Ca(UO2)(CO3)2•3(H2O) Pbn21,Pbnm Ortho
05.EC.10 Zellerite Ca(UO2)(CO3)2•5(H2O) Pbnm,Pbn21 Ortho

05.ED UO2:CO3 = 1:3

05.ED.05 Bayleyite Mg2(UO2)(CO3)3•18(H2O) P 21/a 2/m
05.ED.10 Swartzite CaMg(UO2)(CO3)3•12(H2O) P 21/m 2/m
05.ED.15 Albrechtschraufite Ca4Mg(UO2)2(CO3)6F2•17(H2O) P1 1
05.ED.20 Liebigite Ca2(UO2)(CO3)3•11(H2O) Bba2 mm2
05.ED.25 Rabbittite Ca3Mg3(UO2)2(CO3)6(OH)4•18(H2O) Unk Mono
05.ED.30 Andersonite Na2Ca(UO2)(CO3)3•6(H2O) R 3 3
05.ED.35 Grimselite K3Na(UO2)(CO3)3•(H2O) P 62c 6 m2
05.ED.40 Widenmannite Pb2(UO2)(CO3)3 Pnnm, Pnm21, or P 22121 Ortho
05.ED.45 Znucalite CaZn11(UO2)(CO3)3(OH)20•4(H2O) P1 or P1 Tri
05.ED.50 Cejkaite! Na4(UO2)(CO3)3 P1 or P1 Tri

05.EE UO2:CO3 = 1:4

05.EE.05 Voglite Ca2Cu(UO2)(CO3)4•6(H2O) P 21 2
05.EE.10 Shabaite-(Nd) Ca(Nd,Sm,Y)2(UO2)(CO3)4(OH)2•6(H2O) P 2,P 2/m,Pm Mono

05.EF UO2:CO3 = 1:5

05.EF.05 Astrocyanite-(Ce) Cu2(Ce,Nd,La)2(UO2)(CO3)5(OH)2•1.5(H2O) P 6/mmm 6/m 2/m 2/m

05.EG With SO4 or SiO4

05.EG.05 Schrockingerite NaCa3(UO2)(CO3)3(SO4)F•10(H2O) C mmm 2/m 2/m 2/m
05.EG.10 Lepersonnite-(Gd) CaGd2(UO3)24(CO3)8(SiO4)4O4•60(H2O) Pnnm,Pnn2 Ortho