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Soddyite

Soddyite

Formula
(UO2)2SiO4ยท2H2
Crystal System
Orthorhombic 
Crystal Habit
Prismatic, Striated, Pyramidal 
Cleavage
Perfect, Good, None 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
yellow, canary yellow, yellowish green, yellow 
Streak
yellow 
Class
Orthorhombic - Dipyramidal 
Hardness
3-4 
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Soddyite from Dayakou emerald mine, Malipo Co., Wenshan, Yunnan Province, China

Soddyite
            from Dayakou emerald mine, Malipo Co., Wenshan, Yunnan Province, China

Superb canary yellow, blocky soddyite crystals to 1mm with excellent coverage associated with needle-like orange Curite. The Curite is sparse.

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Soddyite from Swambo Hill, Katanga, Democratic Republic of Congo

Soddyite
            from Swambo Hill, Katanga, Democratic Republic of Congo
Special Info
Radioactive!!

Blocky bright yellow micro crystals to about 0.75 covering most of matrix. Comes in a micromount box.

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