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Phosphuranylite with Uranophane

#BN47447

Phosphuranylite with Uranophane

#BN47447
Availability
Sold
Size
1 x 0.8 x 0.7 cm - Thumbnail 
Formula
KCa(H3O)3(UO2)7(PO4)4O4·8H2O (RRUFF)
Locality
Pinhal do Souto mine, Tragos, Mangualde, Portugal
Tagged
phosphate

Small 1cm specimen with beautiful sprays of light yellow Uranophane with golden yellow plates of Phosphuranylite.

Radioactive!!

Phosphuranylite

Formula
KCa(H3O)3(UO2)7(PO4)4O4·8H2
Crystal System
Orthorhombic 
Crystal Habit
Encrustations, Prismatic 
Cleavage
Perfect, Indistinct, None 
Luster
Vitreous - Pearly 
Color
golden yellow, dark yellow, lemon 
Streak
light yellow 
Class
Orthorhombic - Dipyramidal 
Hardness
2.5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Dr. Buford Nichols Collection
Special Info
Radioactive!!

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