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Thornasite

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Thornasite

Fluorescent

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Description
Locality: 
Aris Quarry, Windhoek Rural, Khomas Region, Namibia
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2.08 × 1.54 × 0.58 cm
Description

Clusterof biege Thornasite crystals with on phonolite matrix.A trigonal-hexagonal scalenohedral mineral containing hydrogen, oxygen, silicon, sodium, and thorium. 
Fluoresces green in both UV SW and LW, most Common Activator: (UO2)2+ (Uranyl ion) as impurities

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Thornasite

Formula: 
(Na,K)12Th3[Si8O19]4·18H2O
Strunz: 
9.GF.50
Hardness: 
0.0
Type Locality: 
Poudrette quarry (Demix quarry; Uni-Mix quarry; Desourdy quarry; Carrière Mont Saint-Hilaire), Mont Saint-Hilaire, La Vallée-du-Richelieu RCM, Montérégie, Québec, Canada

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