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Metarauchite

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Metarauchite

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Locality: 
Adam Heber Mine, Neustädtel, Schneeberg, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.3 × 2.2 × 1.4 cm
Description

The nickel-uranyl-arsenate metarauchite is a new member of the autunite group (IMA2008-050) and is only being found at two localities worldwide. This specimen has a good coverage of tinyl pale yellow tabular crystals of metarauchite, associated with some green tabular metazeunerite crystals. See Canadian Mineralogist 48 (2010), S

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Metarauchite

Formula: 
Ni(UO2)2(AsO4)2·8H2O
Strunz: 
8.EB.05
Hardness: 
0.0
Type Locality: 
Eduard Mine, J√°chymov (St Joachimsthal), J√°chymov District (St Joachimsthal), KruŇ°n√© Hory Mts (Erzgebirge), Karlovy Vary Region, Bohemia (B√∂hmen; Boehmen), Czech Republic
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