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Uranophane

#PD52297

Uranophane

#PD52297
Availability
Sold
Size
3 x 3 x 2.5 cm - Thumbnail 
Formula
Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2·5H2O (RRUFF)
Locality
Musonoi mine, Kolwezi, Shaba Cu belt, Democratic Republic of Congo

Superb bright yellow, acicular, glassy, crystals of Uranophane to around 1mm and less. Other species present.

Radioactive!!

Uranophane

Formula
Ca(UO2)2SiO3(OH)2*5(H2O) 
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Crystal Habit
Radial, Earthy, Massive - Fibrous 
Cleavage
Perfect, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
yellow, yellow brown, yellow green, yellow orange, light yellow 
Streak
yellowish white 
Class
Monoclinic - Sphenoidal 
Fracture
Uneven 
Hardness
2.5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Don Phillips Collection
Special Info
Radioactive!!

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