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Vandenbrandeite & Guilleminite & Kasolite

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Vandenbrandeite & Guilleminite & Kasolite

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Description
Locality: 
Shinkolobwe Mine, Shinkolobwe, Katanga, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Class: 
Combination
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.9 × 2.9 × 2 cm
Description

Green vandenbrandeite crystals with yellow kasolite crystals and yellow guilleminite needles

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Vandenbrandeite

Formula: 
Cu(UO2)(OH)4
Strunz: 
4.GB.45
Hardness: 
4.0
Streak: 
Green
Type Locality: 
Kalongwe deposit, Katanga (Shaba), Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaïre)

Guilleminite

Formula: 
Ba(UO2)3(SeO3)2(OH)4·3H2O
Strunz: 
4.JJ.10
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
2.0 - 0.0
Type Locality: 
Musonoi Mine, Kolwezi, Kolwezi District, Katanga Copper Crescent, Katanga (Shaba), Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaïre)

Kasolite

Formula: 
Pb(UO2)[SiO4]·H2O
Strunz: 
9.AK.15
Hardness: 
4.0 - 5.0
Type Locality: 
Shinkolobwe Mine (Kasolo Mine), Shinkolobwe, Katanga Copper Crescent, Katanga (Shaba), Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaïre)
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