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Autunite

Dan Behnke collection

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Description
Locality: 
Lord Hill Quarry, Stoneham, Oxford County, Maine, United States of America
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1 × 0.6 × 0.4 cm
Description

ILLUSTRATED!! You are bidding on a small sample with a nice cluster of autunite crystals on matrix from this classic Maine pegmatite locality. Illustrated in Mineralogy of Maine 1994 and in Photo Atlas of Minerals 2007. Comes with one original slide taken by Dan and his original collection index card. 

This sample is from the collection of Dan Behnke, long-time friend, micromounter and prodigious photographer. I am pleased to be able to offer selections from his large collection, many of which are illustrated specimens in Rocks & Minerals, The Mineralogiocal Record, Photo Atlas of Minerals and many other publications. All samples from his meticulously catalogued collection will come with his original index card with all notes, photography annotations and other pertinent information, as well as any slides Dan may have taken of the sample with publication notes and date the photo was made.

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

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