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Kasolite & Masuyite

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Kasolite & Masuyite

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Description
Locality: 
Rio Giulis Prospect, Condino, Chiese Valley, Trento Province, Trentino-Alto Adige, Italy
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.9 × 1.3 × 1 cm
Description

Yellow kasolite and orange red masuyite on matrix. 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

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)

Masuyite

Formula: 
Pb(UO2)3O3(OH)2·3H2O
Strunz: 
4.GB.35
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
0.0
Type Locality: 
Shinkolobwe Mine (Kasolo Mine), Shinkolobwe, Katanga Copper Crescent, Katanga (Shaba), Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaïre)
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