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Kamotoite-(Y)

#BAC62420

Kamotoite-(Y)

#BAC62420
Availability
Sold
Size
3 x 2.3 x 1 cm - Thumbnail 
Formula
Y2O4(UO2)4(CO3)3·14H2O (RRUFF)
Locality
Kamoto East mine, Kolwezi, Katanga, Democratic Republic of Congo
Tagged
carbonate

Bright yellow Kamotoite crystals to 4mm. The Cook label also mentions Shabaite, however I do not see this.

Radioactive!!

Kamotoite-(Y)

Formula
Y2O4(UO2)4(CO3)3·14H2
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Crystal Habit
Encrustations 
Cleavage
Good, Distinct, None 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
yellow, bright yellow 
Class
Monoclinic - Prismatic 
Hardness

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
William & Anne Cook Collection
Special Info
Radioactive!!

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