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Torbernite

#AH56633

Torbernite

#AH56633
Availability
Sold
Size
10 x 9 x 2.5 cm - Cabinet 
Formula
Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2·12H2O (RRUFF)
Locality
Stockton, New Jersey
Tagged
phosphate , copper

First - I doubt this locality. It's not on Mindat anyhow. It is from a pegmatite. I just thought I'd throw it out there, since someone will know. Although it could be one of several localities. The matrix is a white Microcline. The crystals of Torbernite are about 1-2mm. The price is right!

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.

Collection
Arnold G Hampson Collection

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