Mineral Information and Data:

Nielsbohrite  
K(UO2)3AsO4(OH)4 • H2O [CNMNC approved formula]

Named for Niels Henrik David Bohr (1885-1962), Danish physicist and Nobel Prize winner in Physics (1922) who made fundamental contributions to understanding atomic structure and quantum mechanics.

IMA status : Approved Species 2006 ()
CLASSIFICATION 
Dana
(8th edition) :
42.01.03.01  (This Dana# Added)
  (42) Hydrated Phosphates Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
  (42.01) where (A)3 (XO4) Zq · x(H2O)
  (42.01.03)
  
Nickel-Strunz
(10th edition) :
08.EC.45
  (08) Phosphates, Arsenates, Vanadates
  (08.E) Uranyl Phosphates and Arsenates
  (08.EC) UO2:RO4 = 3:2
  
Crystal system: Orthorhombic System
Point group (H-M): mmm (or 2/m 2/m 2/m) — dipyramidal
  
  
  
Other Properties: Radioactive.
Comments: Radioactive.

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