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Eulytine Bismutite & Uranosphaerite

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Eulytine Bismutite & Uranosphaerite

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Description
Locality: 
Schneeberg, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany
Size Range: 
Micromount (under 1cm)
Size: 
0.5 × 0.4 × 0.3 cm
Description

Intense yellow-brownish eulytine associated with bismutite and very small uranosphärite in red balls.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Eulytine

Formula: 
Bi4(SiO4)3
Strunz: 
9.AD.40
Hardness: 
4.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Schneeberg District, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany

Bismutite

Formula: 
(BiO)2CO3
Strunz: 
5.BE.25
Crystal System: 
Tetragonal
Hardness: 
2.5 - 3.5
Streak: 
Grey
Type Locality: 
Arme Hilfe Mine, Ullersreuth, Hirschberg, Vogtland, Thuringia, Germany

Uranosphaerite

Formula: 
Bi(UO2)O2(OH)
Strunz: 
4.GB.65
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
2.0 - 3.0
Type Locality: 
Walpurgis Flacher vein, Weißer Hirsch Mine (Shaft 3), Neustädtel, Schneeberg District, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany
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