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Metarauchite

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Metarauchite

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Description
Locality: 
Adam Heber Mine, Neustädtel, Schneeberg, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.2 × 2.3 × 1.1 cm
Description

This is a fairly new, nickel-uranyl-arsenate species of autunite group, it was approved in 2008. Metarauchite forms pale greenish platy crystals in an alternating admixure with metanovacekite and metasaleeite. This is the dehydrated analogue of rauchite

Mineral Data
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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
Loranth Minerals

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