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Chernikovite

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Chernikovite

Ex Rüger collection

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Description
Locality: 
Lichtenberg Absetzer Dump, Ronneburg Uranium Deposit, Gera, Thuringia, Germany
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.7 × 1.1 × 0.7 cm
Description

Clusters of tiny light yellow tabular crystals of chernikovite on matrix associated with some gypsum.
A rare locality piece of this uranyl-phosphate from the Fritz Rüger collection.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Chernikovite

Formula: 
(H3O)2(UO2)2(PO4)2·6H2O
Strunz: 
8.EB.15
Hardness: 
2.0 - 2.5
Type Locality: 
Karakat U Deposit, Karamazar Mts, Adrasman, Viloyati Sogd (Viloyati Sughd; Viloyati Khodzhent; Viloyati Leninabad), Tajikistan
Cartils Minerals

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