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Liebigite & Johannite On Uraninite

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Liebigite & Johannite On Uraninite

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Description
Locality: 
Shaft 257, Grünstädtel, Schwarzenberg, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany
Class: 
Massive/Crystalline
Size Range: 
Cabinet (10-18 cm)
Size: 
12 × 9 × 3 cm
Description

A vein section with grey hornstein quartz and plenty of massive black pitchblende with green johannite and yellow crystals of liebigite on top. Unbelievable unique material. Rare in this size and quality. Very hot, 135µSv/h.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Liebigite

Formula: 
Ca2(UO2)(CO3)3·11H2O
Strunz: 
5.ED.20
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic Usually as granular or scaly crusts.
Hardness: 
2.5 - 3.0
Type Locality: 
Adrianople, Edirne Province, Marmara Region, Turkey

Johannite

Formula: 
Cu(UO2)2(SO4)2(OH)2·8H2O
Strunz: 
7.EB.05
Crystal System: 
Triclinic
Hardness: 
2.0 - 2.5
Colour: 
Emerald-green
Type Locality: 
Elias Mine, Jáchymov, Krušné Hory, Karlovy Vary, Bohemia, Czech Republic

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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