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1 item @ $125.00  

Torbernite with Cuprite

#56154

Torbernite with Cuprite

#56154
Availability
Available
Price
$75.00
Size
4 x 3.5 x 3 cm - Miniature 
Formula
Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2·12H2O (RRUFF)
Locality
Old Gunnislake mine, Gunnislake, Cornwall, England
Tagged
phosphate , copper

Green tablets of Torbernite crystals to 1mm with deep red Cuprite. Very nice specimen.

Radioactive!!

Torbernite

Formula
Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2·12H2
Crystal System
Tetragonal 
Crystal Habit
Tabular, Earthy, Foliated 
Cleavage
Perfect, Distinct, None 
Luster
Vitreous - Pearly 
Color
green, grass green, leek green, apple green, siskin green 
Streak
pale green 
Class
Tetragonal - Ditetragonal Dipyramidal 
Fracture
Brittle 
Hardness
2-2.5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Special Info
Radioactive!!

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