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Becquerelite with Uraninite & Carnotite

#58542

Becquerelite with Uraninite & Carnotite

#58542
Availability
Sold
Size
9 x 5.5 x 4 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
Ca(UO2)6O4(OH)6·8H2O (RRUFF)
Locality
Monument #2 mine, Apache Co., Arizona, United States
Tagged
ore specimen

Orange massive Becquerelite altered from black Uraninite with pulverulent Carnotite. Obtained by Hampson in 1960 from an ore truck driver.

Radioactive!!

Becquerelite

Formula
Ca(UO2)6O4(OH)6·8H2
Crystal System
Orthorhombic 
Crystal Habit
Crystalline - Fine 
Cleavage
Perfect, Perfect, None 
Luster
Resinous 
Color
brownish yellow, golden yellow, orange, lemon 
Streak
yellow 
Class
Orthorhombic - Pyramidal 
Hardness
2.5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Arnold G Hampson Collection
Special Info
Radioactive!!

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