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Betafite

#46930

Betafite

#46930
Availability
Sold
Size
3 x 2 x 2 cm - Thumbnail 
Formula
Unavailable
Locality
Cardiff Uranium mine, Haliburton Co., Ontario, Canada

An excellent crystal group of rare "betafite", a pyrochlore group member. Crystals reach 1cm across.

Betafite

Formula
(Ca,U)2(Ti,Nb,Ta)2O6(OH) 
Crystal System
Isometric 
Crystal Habit
Encrustations, Massive - Granular 
Cleavage
None, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous - Greasy 
Color
brown, black, brownish green, yellow, greenish black 
Streak
yellowish white 
Class
Isometric - Hexoctahedral 
Fracture
Conchoidal 
Hardness
5-5.5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Chris van Laer Collection
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