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Tyuyamunite

#RW48614

Tyuyamunite

#RW48614
Availability
Sold
Size
9 x 5 x 6 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
Ca(UO2)2(VO4)2·5-8H2O (RRUFF)
Locality
Grants dist., McKinley Co., New Mexico, United States
Tagged
vanadium

A thin earthy coating of greenish yellow Tyuyamunite on three sides. One side is not photographed.

Tyuyamunite

Formula
Ca(UO2)2(VO4)2·5-8H2
Crystal System
Orthorhombic 
Crystal Habit
Earthy, Scaly, Platy 
Cleavage
Perfect, Distinct, Distinct 
Luster
Adamantine - Pearly 
Color
greenish yellow, yellow 
Streak
light yellow 
Class
Orthorhombic - Dipyramidal 
Fracture
Uneven 
Hardness
1.5-2 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Robert J. Waidler Collection

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