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Torbernite

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Torbernite

ex collection H. Hatton, Soest
Radioactive

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Description
Locality: 
Poppenreuth bei Tirschenreuth, Mähring, Upper Palatinate, Bavaria, Germany
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
4.5 × 3.4 × 2 cm
Description

The last of my torbernite specimen from Poppenreuth. Material from this locality s vry seldom offered and the sharpness, color and general quality of the crystals is very good, better than on the pictures. This mineral tends to 'blend' in photographs.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Torbernite

Formula: 
Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2·12H2O
Strunz: 
8.EB.05
Crystal System: 
Tetragonal
Hardness: 
2.0 - 2.5
Type Locality: 
Johanngeorgenstadt, Johanngeorgenstadt District, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany

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