Mineral Information and Data:

Zellerite  
Ca(UO2)(CO3)2 • 5H2O [CNMNC approved formula]

Named for Howard D. Zeller (1922-), U. S. Geological Survey, who found the mineral.

IMA status : Approved Species 1963 ()
CLASSIFICATION 
Dana
(8th edition) :
15.03.01.01  
  (15) Hydrated Carbonates
  (15.03) where A+m B++n (XO3)p · x(H2O), (m+n):p = 1:1 and containing U, Th, Zr, Y
  (15.03.01)
  
Nickel-Strunz
(10th edition) :
05.EC.10
  (05) Carbonates and Nitrates
  (05.E) Uranyl Carbonates
  (05.EC) UO2:CO3 < 1:1 - 1:2
  
Crystal system:  
Point group (H-M):
  
  
  
Other Properties: Radioactive.
Comments: Radioactive.

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