pucherite


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pucherite

[′pü·kə‚rīt]
(mineralogy)
BiVO4 A reddish-brown orthorhombic mineral composed of bismuth vanadate, occurring as small crystals.
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1989) reports the occurrence of native bismuth, bismite, bismutite, pucherite, cassiterite, fluorapatite, columbite group minerals, microlite, uranmicrolite, hambergite, stilbite, laumontite, and two species for which the Little Three mine is the type locality, boromuscovite (Foord and Martin et al.
1994) report an occurrence of namibite from the Elias mine, Jachymov, Krusne hory, Czech Republic, where it is found in fragments of quartz gangue with eulytite, beyerite, bismutite and pucherite.
It is found in quartz cavities associated with native bismuth, beyerite, bismite, bismutite, clinobisvanite pseudomorphs after pucherite, and other oxidized Cu minerals.
Other bismuth minerals reported from the pegmatites of San Diego County include native bismuth, bismuthinite, bismite, bismutite, eulytite and pucherite (Jahns and Wright, 1951; Shigley et al.
4], most likely pucherite on the basis of color and the curved crystal faces (Qurashi and Barnes, 1952).
1952) A preliminary structure for pucherite, BiV[O.