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Mundite & Threadgoldite

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CAM128129

Mundite & Threadgoldite

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Description
Locality: 
Kobokobo Pegmatite, Mwenga, South Kivu, DR Congo
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2 × 1.8 × 1 cm
Description

A small but good example from Kobokobo with a fairly good coverage of yellow to yellowish-orange crude crystals and crystalline masses of mundite and light yellow platy aggregates of threadgoldite on matrix.
Type Locality for both species.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Mundite

Formula: 
Al(UO2)3(PO4)2(OH)3·5.5H2O
Strunz: 
8.EC.30
Hardness: 
0.0
Type Locality: 
Kobokobo pegmatite, Mwenga, Sud-Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaïre)

Threadgoldite

Formula: 
Al(UO2)2(PO4)2(OH)·8H2O
Strunz: 
8.EB.20
Hardness: 
0.0
Type Locality: 
Kobokobo pegmatite, Mwenga, Sud-Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaïre)
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