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Thermodynamic characterization of synthetic autunite
Ewa A. Dzik, Haylie L. Lobeck, Lei Zhang, and Peter C. Burns
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Crystal structure of richetite revisited: crystallographic evidence for the presence of pentavalent uranium
Jakub Plášil
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Radiation effects in radioactive galena from burning heaps after coal mining from the Lower Silesian basin (Czech Republic)
Michal Čurda, Viktor Goliáš, Mariana Klementová, Ladislav Strnad, Zdeněk Matěj, and Radek Škoda
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A nano-mineralogical study of samples from the Matoush Uranium ore deposit: Further evidence for the mobilization and agglomeration of uraninite nanoparticles
Michael Schindler, Aaron J. Lussier, Jacob Bellrose, Sergei Rouvimov, Peter C. Burns, and T. Kurt Kyser
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Published Papers: ACTINIDES IN GEOLOGY, ENERGY, AND THE ENVIRONMENT
Volume 102, 2017
1384
Cabvinite, Th2F7(OH)·3H2O, the first natural actinide halide
Paolo Orlandi, Cristian Biagioni, and Federica Zaccarini
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1154
Uranium-bearing opals: Products of U-mobilization, diffusion, and transformation processes
Michael Schindler, Mostafa Fayek, Britanney Courchesne, Kurt Kyser, and Frank C. Hawthorne
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1149
Thermodynamic investigation of uranyl vanadate minerals: Implications for structural stability
Tyler L. Spano, Ewa A. Dzik, Melika Sharifironizi, Megan K. Dustin, Madison Turner, and Peter C. Burns
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Volume 100, 2015
1728
Uranium scavenging during mineral replacement reactions
Kan Li, Allan Pring, Barbara Etschmann, Edeltraud Macmillan, Yung Ngothai, Brian O’Neill, Anthony Hooker, Fred Mosselmans and Joël Brugger
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1386
Compositional variation and timing of aluminum phosphate-sulfate minerals in the basement rocks along the P2 fault and in association with the McArthur River uranium deposit, Athabasca Basin, Saskatchewan, Canada
Erin E. Adlakha and Keiko Hattori
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1378
222Rn and 220Rn emanations as a function of the absorbed α-doses from select metamict minerals
Dariusz Malczewski and Maria Dziurowicz
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267
Nuragheite, Th(MoO4)2·H2O, the second natural thorium molybdate and its relationships to ichnusaite and synthetic Th(MoO4)2
Paolo Orlandi, Cristian Biagioni, Luca Bindi and Stefano Merlino
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Volume 99, 2014
2095
Quantification of α-particle radiation damage in zircon
Katie M. Smye, Clive Brigden, Eric R. Vance and Ian Farnan
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2089
Ichnusaite, Th(MoO4)2·3H2O, the first natural thorium molybdate: Occurrence, description, and crystal structure
Paolo Orlandi, Cristian Biagioni, Luca Bindi and Fabrizio Nestola
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276
Crystal structure of lead uranyl carbonate mineral widenmannite: Precession electron-diffraction and synchrotron powder-diffraction study
Jakub Plášil, Lukáš Palatinus, Jan Rohlíček, 
Lenka Houdková, Mariana Klementová, Viktor Goliáš and Pavel Škácha
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Volume 98, 2013
1938
Vorlanite, (CaU6+)O4, from Jabel Harmun, Palestinian Autonomy, Israel
Evgeny V. Galuskin, Joachim Kusz, Thomas Armbruster, Irina O. Galuskina, Katarzyna Marzec, Yevgeny Vapnik and Mikhail Murashko
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1381
Further investigation of the initial fission-track length and geometry factor in apatite fission-track thermochronology
Cleber J. Soares, Sandro Guedes, Carlos A. Tello, Arnaldo L. Lixandrão Filho, Ana M. Osório, Igor Alencar, Airton N.C. Dias, and Julio Hadler
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549
Revision of the symmetry and the crystal structure of čejkaite, Na4(UO2)(CO3)3
Jakub Plášil, Karla Fejfarová, Michal Dušek, Radek Škoda, and Jan Rohlíček
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530
Remobilization of U and REE and the formation of secondary minerals in oxidized U deposits
Susanne Göb, Jan-Erik Gühring, Michael Bau, and Gregor Markl
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518
Evidence for nanocrystals of vorlanite, a rare uranate mineral, in the Nopal I low-temperature uranium deposit (Sierra Peña Blanca, Mexico)
Guillaume Othmane, Thierry Allard, Nicolas Menguy, Guillaume Morin, Imène Esteve, Mostafa Fayek, and Georges Calas
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275
Chemistry and radiation effects of davidite
Gregory R. Lumpkin, Mark G. Blackford, and Michael Colella
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Volume 97, 2012
1274
Petrography and geochronology of the Pele Mountain quartz-pebble conglomerate uranium deposit, Elliot Lake District, Canada
Laura Bergen and Mostafa Fayek
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1002
Thermally induced transformation of vorlanite to “protovorlanite”: Restoration of cation ordering in self-irradiated CaUO4
Evgeny V. Galuskin, Irina O. Galuskina, Leonid S. Dubrovinsky, and Janusz Janeczek
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