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Vandenbrandeite

Vandenbrandeite

Formula
CuUO2(OH)4 
Crystal System
Triclinic 
Crystal Habit
Tabular, Scaly 
Cleavage
Perfect, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
dark green, black green 
Streak
green 
Class
Triclinic - Pinacoidal 
Hardness
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Vandenbrandeite from Musonoi mine, Kolwezi, Shaba Cu belt, Democratic Republic of Congo

Vandenbrandeite
            from Musonoi mine, Kolwezi, Shaba Cu belt, Democratic Republic of Congo
Special Info
Radioactive!!,Type Locality

Superb, choice crystals of Vandenbrandeite to 3mm. These are much like Stephan Wolfsried amazing photo on Mindat.  

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