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Autunite & Torbernite

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Autunite & Torbernite

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Description
Locality: 
Zschorlau, Schneeberg, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5.5 × 6 × 4.5 cm
Description

Historic specimen with lots of flat formed light yellow autunite crystal aggregates on matrix in association with green torbernite aggregates. Large specimen size. From a classic German locale.

Comes with an original historic label from the Royal Saxonian Mineral deposit of Freiberg (K. S. = Königlich sächsich)) which dates back to the time period of 1880 to 1920. The collection number (204) written on the label is also marked on the specimen.

Translation aid: Kalkuranit = Autunite (on the front side), Kupferuranit = Torbernite (minor small aggregates on the backside, Uranocker = a synonym for a mixture of fine-grained secondary u-minerals.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Autunite

Formula: 
Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2·11H2O
Strunz: 
8.EB.05
Crystal System: 
Tetragonal
Hardness: 
2.0 - 2.5
Type Locality: 
Saint-Symphorien-de-Marmagne, Montcenis, Saône-et-Loire, Burgundy, France

Torbernite

Formula: 
Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2·12H2O
Strunz: 
8.EB.05
Crystal System: 
Tetragonal
Hardness: 
2.0 - 2.5
Type Locality: 
Johanngeorgenstadt, Johanngeorgenstadt District, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany

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Postage Area Price
Germany (insured parcel) < 3 kg: 6 $
$6
Germany (insured parcel) > 3 kg - 10 kg: 9.50 $
$9.50
Worldwide, tracked < 1 kg: 9.50 $
$9.50
Worldwide, tracked > 1 kg up to 2 kg: 28 $
$28
European Union, tracked > 1 kg up to 2 kg: 18 $
$18

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