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Redcanyonite

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Redcanyonite

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Description
Locality: 
Blue Lizard Mine, Red Canyon, San Juan County, Utah, United States of America
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.7 × 2 × 1.5 cm
Description

Extremely rare redcanyonite in the typical paragenesis with devilline. There might be also ammoniozippeite within this assemblage, but this needs to be confirmed analytically. 

Very rare mineral which needs some natural source of decaying organic matter for formation. 

 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Redcanyonite

Formula: 
(NH4)2Mn[(UO2)4O4(SO4)2](H2O)4
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Colour: 
Orange
Type Locality: 
Blue Lizard Mine, Red Canyon, White Canyon District, San Juan Co., Utah, USA