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Uraninite In Coal

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Uraninite In Coal

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Description
Locality: 
Carola Mine, Freital, Dresden, Saxony, Germany
Class: 
Massive/Crystalline
Size Range: 
Cabinet (10-18 cm)
Size: 
8 × 14 × 6 cm
Description

An excellent sample of uranium bearing rock coal with some yellow brown oxidation crusts caused by the ccurrence of pyrite. This material was mined as uranium ore and is extremely rare.
The occurrenve is named Döhlen Formation and is a small coal district near Dresden, Saxony. Mining activities, during the last years focused to uranium, finished in 1989. The coal seam-bearing strata were formed in an intravariscan basin of early Permian age, and were strongly shaped by volcanic and tectonic events.

 

Background radiation measures 1.23 uSv/h

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Uraninite

Formula: 
UO2
Strunz: 
4.DL.05
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
5.0 - 6.0
Type Locality: 
Jáchymov (St Joachimsthal), Jáchymov District (St Joachimsthal), Krušné Hory Mts (Erzgebirge), Karlovy Vary Region, Bohemia (Böhmen; Boehmen), Czech Republic

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Marco Drechsel

SPK Mittelsachsen

SWIFT/BIC-Code: WELADED1FGX

IBAN: DE49 870520004111076110