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Althupite

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About AlthupiteHide

Formula:
AlTh(UO2)7(PO4)4(OH)5O2 · 15H2O
Colour:
Yellow
Lustre:
Vitreous, Sub-Vitreous
Hardness:
3½ - 4
Specific Gravity:
3.91
Crystal System:
Triclinic
Name:
Named in 1987 by Paul Piret and Michel Deliens for its constituent elements: Al, Th, U and P.
This page provides mineralogical data about Althupite.


Classification of AlthupiteHide

Approved
Approval Year:
1986
7/E.07-130
8.EC.25

8 : PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES, VANADATES
E : Uranyl phosphates and arsenates
C : UO2:RO4 = 3:2
42.4.13.1

42 : HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
4 : (AB)5(XO4)2Zq·xH2O
19.11.33

19 : Phosphates
11 : Phosphates of U

Physical Properties of AlthupiteHide

Vitreous, Sub-Vitreous
Transparency:
Transparent
Colour:
Yellow
Streak:
Yellow
Hardness:
3½ - 4 on Mohs scale
Tenacity:
Flexible
Density:
3.91 g/cm3 (Measured)    3.98 g/cm3 (Calculated)

Optical Data of AlthupiteHide

Type:
Biaxial (-)
RI values:
nα = 1.620 nβ = 1.661 nγ = 1.665
2V:
Measured: 31° , Calculated: 34°
Birefringence:
0.045
Max Birefringence:
δ = 0.045
Image shows birefringence interference colour range (at 30µm thickness)
and does not take into account mineral colouration.
Surface Relief:
Moderate
Dispersion:
r < v strong
Optical Extinction:
Z ^ c = 15°, X ~ a
Pleochroism:
Visible
Comments:
X = very pale yellow, Y = Z = yellow

Chemical Properties of AlthupiteHide

Formula:
AlTh(UO2)7(PO4)4(OH)5O2 · 15H2O
IMA Formula:
AlTh(UO2)7(PO4)4O2(OH)5 · 15H2O

Crystallography of AlthupiteHide

Crystal System:
Triclinic
Class (H-M):
1 - Pinacoidal
Space Group:
P1
Setting:
P1
Cell Parameters:
a = 10.953 Å, b = 18.567 Å, c = 13.504 Å
α = 72.64°, β = 68.20°, γ = 84.21°
Ratio:
a:b:c = 0.59 : 1 : 0.727
Unit Cell V:
2,433.54 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)
Z:
2
Morphology:
As thin tabular crystals, flattened on {100} and terminated by {011} and {021}, to 0.1 mm, and in parallel groups.

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0012087AlthupitePiret P, Deliens M (1987) Les phosphates d'uranyle et d'aluminium de Kobokobo IX. L'althupite AlTh(UO2)[(UO2)3O(OH)PO4)2]2(OH)3*15H2O, nouveau mineral; proprietes et structure cristalline Bulletin de Mineralogie 110 65-7219870293
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X-Ray Powder DiffractionHide

Powder Diffraction Data:
d-spacingIntensity
10.2 Å(100)
6.67 Å(40)
5.80 Å(50)
5.09 Å(70)
4.91 Å(40)
4.41 Å(50)
2.896 Å(50)

Type Occurrence of AlthupiteHide

Place of Conservation of Type Material:
Royal Museum of Central Africa, Tervuren, Belgium, RMG6178.
Geological Setting of Type Material:
A secondary mineral in the uraniferous zone of an altered granite pegmatite.
Associated Minerals at Type Locality:

Synonyms of AlthupiteHide

Other Language Names for AlthupiteHide

German:Althupit
Spanish:Althupita

Relationship of Althupite to other SpeciesHide

Other Members of this group:
BergeniteCa2Ba4(UO2)9(PO4)6O6 · 16H2OMon. 2/m : P21/b
DewindtiteH2Pb3(UO2)2(PO4)4O4 · 12H2OOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Cmma
DumontitePb2(UO2)3(PO4)2(OH)4 · 3H2OMon. 2/m : P21/m
Françoisite-(Ce)(Ce,Nd,Ca)(UO2)3(PO4)2O(OH) · 6H2OMon. 2/m : P21/b
Françoisite-(Nd)(Nd,Ce,Sm)(UO2)3(PO4)2O(OH) · 6H2OMon.
Phosphuranylite[H3O]+3KCa(UO2)7(PO4)4O4 · 8H2OOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Cmcm
PhuralumiteAl2[(UO2)3(PO4)2O(OH)](OH)3(H2O)9Mon. 2/m
PhurcaliteCa2(UO2)3(PO4)2O2 · 7H2OOrth.
UpaliteAl(UO2)3(PO4)2O(OH) · 7H2OMon.
VanmeersscheiteU6+(UO2)3(PO4)2(OH)6 · 4H2OOrth.
YingjiangiteK2Ca(UO2)7(PO4)4(OH)6 · 6H2OOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Cmcm

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

8.EC.05Françoisite-(Nd)(Nd,Ce,Sm)(UO2)3(PO4)2O(OH) · 6H2OMon.
8.EC.05PhuralumiteAl2[(UO2)3(PO4)2O(OH)](OH)3(H2O)9Mon. 2/m
8.EC.05UpaliteAl(UO2)3(PO4)2O(OH) · 7H2OMon.
8.EC.05Françoisite-(Ce)(Ce,Nd,Ca)(UO2)3(PO4)2O(OH) · 6H2OMon. 2/m : P21/b
8.EC.10ArsenuranyliteCa(UO2)4(AsO4)2(OH)4 · 6H2OOrth.
8.EC.10DewindtiteH2Pb3(UO2)2(PO4)4O4 · 12H2OOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Cmma
8.EC.10KivuiteTh(UO2)4(PO3OH)2(OH)8 · 7H2O
8.EC.10Phosphuranylite[H3O]+3KCa(UO2)7(PO4)4O4 · 8H2OOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Cmcm
8.EC.10YingjiangiteK2Ca(UO2)7(PO4)4(OH)6 · 6H2OOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Cmcm
8.EC.15DumontitePb2(UO2)3(PO4)2(OH)4 · 3H2OMon. 2/m : P21/m
8.EC.15HügelitePb2(UO2)3(AsO4)2O2 · 5H2OMon.
8.EC.20MetavanmeersscheiteU6+(UO2)3(PO4)2(OH)6 · 2H2OOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Fddd
8.EC.20VanmeersscheiteU6+(UO2)3(PO4)2(OH)6 · 4H2OOrth.
8.EC.20ArsenovanmeersscheiteU6+(UO2)3(AsO4)2(OH)6 · 4H2OOrth. mm2 : Pmn21
8.EC.30MunditeAl(UO2)3(PO4)2(OH)3 · 5.5H2OOrth.
8.EC.35PhurcaliteCa2(UO2)3(PO4)2O2 · 7H2OOrth.
8.EC.40BergeniteCa2Ba4(UO2)9(PO4)6O6 · 16H2OMon. 2/m : P21/b

Related Minerals - Hey's Chemical Index of Minerals GroupingHide

19.11.1LermontoviteU(PO4)(OH) · H2OOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Ccca
19.11.2MetavanmeersscheiteU6+(UO2)3(PO4)2(OH)6 · 2H2OOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Fddd
19.11.3VanmeersscheiteU6+(UO2)3(PO4)2(OH)6 · 4H2OOrth.
19.11.4Chernikovite(H3O)2(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6H2OTet.
19.11.5VyacheslaviteU(PO4)(OH)Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Cmca
19.11.6MetanatroautuniteNa(UO2)(PO4)(H2O)3Tet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : P4/ncc
19.11.7YingjiangiteK2Ca(UO2)7(PO4)4(OH)6 · 6H2OOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Cmcm
19.11.8Meta-ankoleiteK2(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6H2OTet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : P4/nmm
19.11.9Uramphite(NH4)2(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6H2OTet.
19.11.10TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2OTet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : I4/mmm
19.11.11MetatorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2OTet. 4/m : P4/n
19.11.12SaléeiteMg(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2OMon. 2/m
19.11.13NingyoiteCaU(PO4)2 · 1-2H2OOrth.
19.11.14Meta-autuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6H2OTet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m)
19.11.15AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10-12H2OOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnma
19.11.16Pseudo-autunite(H3O)4Ca2(UO2)2(PO4)4 · 5H2OOrth.
19.11.17PhurcaliteCa2(UO2)3(PO4)2O2 · 7H2OOrth.
19.11.18Phosphuranylite[H3O]+3KCa(UO2)7(PO4)4O4 · 8H2OOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Cmcm
19.11.19UlrichiteCaCu(UO2)(PO4)2 · 4H2OMon.
19.11.20BergeniteCa2Ba4(UO2)9(PO4)6O6 · 16H2OMon. 2/m : P21/b
19.11.21Metauranocircite-IBa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 7H2OMon. 2 : P21
19.11.22UranocirciteBa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2OTet.
19.11.23RanunculiteHAl(UO2)(PO4)(OH)3 · 4H2OMon.
19.11.24TrianguliteAl3(UO2)4(PO4)4(OH)5 · 5H2OTric.
19.11.25MunditeAl(UO2)3(PO4)2(OH)3 · 5.5H2OOrth.
19.11.26UpaliteAl(UO2)3(PO4)2O(OH) · 7H2OMon.
19.11.27FurongiteAl13(UO2)7(PO4)13(OH)14 · 58H2OTric. 1 : P1
19.11.28ThreadgolditeAl(UO2)2(PO4)2(OH) · 8H2OMon.
19.11.29PhuralumiteAl2[(UO2)3(PO4)2O(OH)](OH)3(H2O)9Mon. 2/m
19.11.30MoreauiteAl3(UO2)(PO4)3(OH)2 · 13H2OMon. 2/m : P21/b
19.11.31SabugaliteHAl(UO2)4(PO4)4 · 16H2OMon. 2/m : B2/m
19.11.32Uranospathite(Al,◻)(UO2)2(PO4)2F · 20(H2O,F)Orth. mm2 : Pnn2
19.11.34Françoisite-(Nd)(Nd,Ce,Sm)(UO2)3(PO4)2O(OH) · 6H2OMon.
19.11.35KivuiteTh(UO2)4(PO3OH)2(OH)8 · 7H2O
19.11.36ParsonsitePb2(UO2)(PO4)2Tric. 1 : P1
19.11.37DewindtiteH2Pb3(UO2)2(PO4)4O4 · 12H2OOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Cmma
19.11.38DumontitePb2(UO2)3(PO4)2(OH)4 · 3H2OMon. 2/m : P21/m
19.11.39PrzhevalskitePb2(UO2)3(PO4)2(OH)4 · 3H2OOrth.
19.11.40LehneriteMn2+(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2OMon.
19.11.41BassetiteFe2+(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2OMon. 2/m
19.11.42Vochtenite(Fe2+,Mg)Fe3+(UO2)4(PO4)4(OH) · 12-13H2OMon.

Fluorescence of AlthupiteHide

Apparently not fluorescent

Other InformationHide

Notes:
radioactive
Health Risks:
Contains uranium - always wash hands after handling. Avoid inhaling dust when handling or breaking. Never lick or ingest. Avoid prolonged exposure in proximity of the body. Store away from inhabited areas.

References for AlthupiteHide

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Piret, P., Deliens, M. (1987) Les phosphates d'uranyle et d'aluminium de Kobokobo IX. L'althupite AlTh(UO2)[(UO2)3O(OH)PO4)2]2(OH)3·15H2O, nouveau mineral; properties et structures cristalline. Bulletin de Minéralogie: 110: 65-72.
Hawthorne, F.C., Burke, E.A.J., Ercit, T.S., Grew, E.S., Grice, J.D., Jambor, J.L., Puziewicz, J., Roberts, A.C., Vanko, D.A. (1988) New mineral names. American Mineralogist: 73: 189-199.
Burns, P.C. (2005) U 6+ minerals and inorganic compounds: insights into an expanded structural hierarchy of crystal structures. The Canadian Mineralogist: 43: 1839-1894.

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Localities for AlthupiteHide

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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.
DR Congo (TL)
 
  • South Kivu
    • Shabunda Territory
Bull.Mineral.(1987) 110, 65-72
 
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