Mineral Information and Data:

Kamotoite-(Y)  
Y2O4(UO2)4(CO3)3 • 14H2O [CNMNC approved formula]

Named for the locality: Kamoto, southern Shaba, Zaire.

IMA status : Approved Species 1986 ()
CLASSIFICATION 
Dana
(8th edition) :
16b.03.03.01  
  (16b) Carbonates - Hydroxyl or Halogen
  (16b.03) where Am Bn (XO3)p Zq · x(H2O), (m+n):p = 2:1
  (16b.03.03)
  
Nickel-Strunz
(10th edition) :
05.EA.30
  (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.
Comments: Radioactive.

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