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Ranunculite

#61866

Ranunculite

#61866
Availability
Sold
Size
2.8 x 1.6 x 0.9 cm - Thumbnail 
Formula
Al(UO2)(PO3OH)(OH)3·4H2O (RRUFF)
Locality
Kobokobo Pegmatite, Sud-Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo
Tagged
phosphate

Glassy yellow-orange plates covering much of matrix. Excellent piece of the extremely rare mineral.

Radioactive!!, Type Locality

Ranunculite

Formula
Al(UO2)(PO3OH)(OH)3·4H2
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Crystal Habit
Nodular, Platy, Botryoidal 
Cleavage
Perfect, Perfect, None 
Color
golden yellow, canary yellow 
Streak
light yellow 
Class
Monoclinic 
Fracture
Irregular 
Hardness

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Special Info
Radioactive!!
Special Info
Type Locality

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