Discovery Team
Anthony R. Kampf
Travis A. Olds
Jakub Plášil
Peter C. Burns
Joe Marty

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Pseudomarkeyite

Verified December 2018   

Ca8(UO2)4(CO3)12·21H2O

Anthony Kampf noted that pseudomarkeyite is named for its similarity to markeyite. The two minerals occur in intimate association and are similar in appearance, composition, Raman spectra and structure.

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This image shows both pseudomarkeyite (pearly tapering blades) and markeyite (lustrous blades in upper right) with calcite (brown and gray balls) on asphaltum. 3.5mm FOV. Photo by Anthony Kampf.

cc 2019. Carbon Mineral Challenge.