International Mineralogical Association
Statement

IMA2022 Lyon

Seaborgite - Mineral of the year 2021

IMA-CNMNC has awarded the “Mineral of the Year” 2021 to seaborgite, a stunning new mineral from the Blue Lizard mine, Red Canyon, Utah, USA. A rare uranyl mineral countaining lithium.
Kampf et al.
, American Mineralogist, 106, 105-111
https://pubs.geoscienceworld.org/msa/ammin/article/106/1/105/593632/Seaborgite-LiNa6K2-UO2-SO4-5-SO3OH-H2O-the-First?guestAccessKey=195c8c0d-8405-407e-8990-0f002e75bade
Hazen Medal
Mineral of the Year
New IMA Council Members