Physics and Chemistry of Minerals

, Volume 11, Issue 4, pp 172–177 | Cite as

To the infrared spectroscopy of natural uranyl phosphates

  • Jiří ČejkaJr
  • Alexander Muck


An interpretation based on site and factor symmetry analysis has been given of infrared spectra of the natural layered uranyl phosphates metaautunite, metatorbernite, metauranocircite I and II, saléeite and sabugalite, of the deuteroanalogues of metaautunite, metatorbernite and metauranocircite II and of the Raman spectrum of metatorbernite. The principal correlation relationships for the analysis of virbrational spectra GM (symmetry of free ion) ⊒ GS (site symmetry) ⊑ GF (factor symmetry) have been described. The results have been correlated with data from X-ray structure analysis.


Phosphate Spectroscopy Geochemistry Structure Analysis Raman Spectrum 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jiří ČejkaJr
    • 1
    • 2
  • Alexander Muck
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Inorganic ChemistryPrague Institute of Chemical TechnologyPraha 6ČSSR
  2. 2.Research Chemistry DivisionNatural History Museum National Museum of PraguePraha 1ČSSR

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