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Colorado Plateau Minerals

Tuesday, 10 November 2020 06:00 PM

Introducing the "Colorado Plateau Minerals" gallery which is part of our Special Edition galleries. This gallery contains mineral specimens for sale including sklodowskite, tyuyamunite, uranopilite and more from places like Spider mine, Honeycomb Hills, Juab Co., Utah, United States, Easton B mine, San Miguel Co., Colorado, United States, Big Buck mine, San Juan Co., Utah, United States, Happy Jack mine, White Canyon, San Juan Co., Utah, United States.

Sklodowskite

#AH54472
Locality
Spider mine, Honeycomb Hills, Juab Co., Utah, United States 
Formula
Mg(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2·6H2
Availability
Sold
Size
4 x 2.5 x 1.5 cm - Miniature 

Light yellow groups of acicular crystals.


Sklodowskite

Formula
Mg(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2·6H2
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Crystal Habit
Prismatic 
Cleavage
Perfect, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
greenish yellow, light yellow 
Streak
yellow white 
Class
Monoclinic - Prismatic 
Fracture
Brittle 
Hardness
2-3 
Collection
Arnold G Hampson Collection

Tyuyamunite

#AH54473
Locality
Easton B mine, San Miguel Co., Colorado, United States 
Formula
Ca(UO2)2(VO4)2·5-8H2
Availability
Sold
Size
3 x 3 x 1 cm - Thumbnail 
Tagged
vanadium  
Special Info
Radioactive!! 

Bright yellow groups of Tyuyamunite over 1mm.


Tyuyamunite

Formula
Ca(UO2)2(VO4)2·5-8H2
Crystal System
Orthorhombic 
Crystal Habit
Earthy, Scaly, Platy 
Cleavage
Perfect, Distinct, Distinct 
Luster
Adamantine - Pearly 
Color
greenish yellow, yellow 
Streak
light yellow 
Class
Orthorhombic - Dipyramidal 
Fracture
Uneven 
Hardness
1.5-2 
Collection
Arnold G Hampson Collection
Special Info
Radioactive!!

Tyuyamunite

#AH54489
Locality
Big Buck mine, San Juan Co., Utah, United States 
Formula
Ca(UO2)2(VO4)2·5-8H2
Availability
Sold
Size
7.5 x 3 x 3.5 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Tagged
vanadium  
Special Info
Radioactive!! 

Very rich specimen of bright yellow, earthy, Tyuyamunite. There are no visible single crystals.


Tyuyamunite

Formula
Ca(UO2)2(VO4)2·5-8H2
Crystal System
Orthorhombic 
Crystal Habit
Earthy, Scaly, Platy 
Cleavage
Perfect, Distinct, Distinct 
Luster
Adamantine - Pearly 
Color
greenish yellow, yellow 
Streak
light yellow 
Class
Orthorhombic - Dipyramidal 
Fracture
Uneven 
Hardness
1.5-2 
Collection
Arnold G Hampson Collection
Special Info
Radioactive!!

Uranopilite

with Brochantite - #AH54443
Locality
Happy Jack mine, White Canyon, San Juan Co., Utah, United States 
Formula
(UO2)6SO4O2(OH)6·14H2
Availability
Sold
Size
9 x 9 x 1 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Special Info
Radioactive!! 

Yellow spheroidal crystal s to 0.75mm with Brochantite.


Uranopilite

Formula
(UO2)6SO4O2(OH)6·14H2
Crystal System
Triclinic 
Crystal Habit
Encrustations, Reniform 
Cleavage
Perfect, None, None 
Luster
Silky 
Color
lemon, straw yellow 
Class
Triclinic - Pinacoidal 
Hardness
Collection
Arnold G Hampson Collection
Special Info
Radioactive!!

Uranopilite

with Johannite - #AH54457
Locality
Happy Jack mine, White Canyon, San Juan Co., Utah, United States 
Formula
(UO2)6SO4O2(OH)6·14H2
Availability
Sold
Size
7 x 6.5 x 1 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Special Info
Radioactive!! 

Bright yellow spheroidal crystals with bright green Johannite. Rich.


Uranopilite

Formula
(UO2)6SO4O2(OH)6·14H2
Crystal System
Triclinic 
Crystal Habit
Encrustations, Reniform 
Cleavage
Perfect, None, None 
Luster
Silky 
Color
lemon, straw yellow 
Class
Triclinic - Pinacoidal 
Hardness
Collection
Arnold G Hampson Collection
Special Info
Radioactive!!

Uranopilite

with Bornite - #AH54451
Locality
Happy Jack mine, White Canyon, San Juan Co., Utah, United States 
Formula
(UO2)6SO4O2(OH)6·14H2
Availability
Sold
Size
4 x 3 x 1 cm - Miniature 
Special Info
Radioactive!! 

Bright yellow crystal sprays of Uranopilite to 1mm with Bornite. Good piece!


Uranopilite

Formula
(UO2)6SO4O2(OH)6·14H2
Crystal System
Triclinic 
Crystal Habit
Encrustations, Reniform 
Cleavage
Perfect, None, None 
Luster
Silky 
Color
lemon, straw yellow 
Class
Triclinic - Pinacoidal 
Hardness
Collection
Arnold G Hampson Collection
Special Info
Radioactive!!

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