Mineral Information and Data:

Oswaldpeetersite  
(UO2)2CO3(OH)2 • 4H2O [CNMNC approved formula]

Named for Maurice Oswald Peeters (1945-), structural crystallographer at the University of Leuven, Belgium.

IMA status : Approved Species 2000 ()
CLASSIFICATION 
Dana
(8th edition) :
15.01.08.03  
  (15) Hydrated Carbonates
  (15.01) where A+ (XO3) · x(H2O)
  (15.01.08) Joliotite Group
  
Nickel-Strunz
(10th edition) :
05.EA.20
  (05) Carbonates and Nitrates
  (05.E) Uranyl Carbonates
  (05.EA) UO2:CO3 > 1:1
  
Crystal system: Monoclinic System
Point group (H-M): 2/m — prismatic
  
  
  
Other Properties: Radioactive.

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