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Schmitterite

#23723

Schmitterite

#23723
Availability
Sold
Size
5 x 3.5 x 3.5 cm - Miniature 
Formula
(UO2)Te4+O3 (RRUFF)
Locality
Bambolla mine, Moctezuma, Sonora, Mexico
Tagged
tellurium

Tiny glittery yellow crystals in several areas on the matrix. There are numerous yellow acicular crystals, which are unidentified, but may be a replacement of tellurite. This is an interesting specimen, and work should be done.

Schmitterite

Formula
(UO2)Te4+O3 
Crystal System
Orthorhombic 
Cleavage
Good, None, None 
Luster
Pearly 
Color
colorless, light yellow 
Streak
white 
Class
Orthorhombic - Dipyramidal 
Hardness

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

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