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Andersonite

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Description
Locality: 
Markey Mine, Red Canyon, San Juan County, Utah, United States of America
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.4 × 1.8 × 1.5 cm
Description

Intense green andersonite partly more yellowish. 

Some parts might also hosts interesting schoepite psm after andersonite. This material sometimes also hosts leoszilardite, for which the Markey mine  is type locality. 

 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Andersonite

Formula: 
Na2Ca(UO2)(CO3)3·6H2O
Strunz: 
5.ED.30
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
2.5
Type Locality: 
Hillside Mine (Happy Jack MS 920 claim; Camp MS 919 claim; Seven Stars MS 916 claim), Bozarth Mesa, Bagdad, Eureka District, Yavapai Co., Arizona, USA