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Curienite With Francevillite

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Curienite With Francevillite

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Description
Locality: 
Mounana Mine, Franceville, Haut-Ogooué Province, Gabon
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.8 × 1.5 × 1 cm
Description

First-class and richly decorated specimen with abundant fine crystallized canary yellow curienite in association with orange tabular francevillite.

Type locality for both minerals (curienite and francevillite). Curienite is only known from a few localities worldwide.

From the collection of Luc VANDENBERGHE, longtime mindat member and famous Belgian u-mineral collector. Specimen of a very well kept collection.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Curienite

Formula: 
Pb(UO2)2(VO4)2·5H2O
Strunz: 
4.HB.15
Hardness: 
3.0
Type Locality: 
Mounana Mine (Mouana Mine), Franceville, Haut-Ogooué Province, Gabon

Francevillite

Formula: 
(Ba,Pb)(UO2)2(VO4)2·5H2O
Strunz: 
4.HB.15
Hardness: 
3.0
Type Locality: 
Mounana Mine (Mouana Mine), Franceville, Haut-Ogooué Province, Gabon

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