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Dewindtite & Wölsendorfite

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Dewindtite & Wölsendorfite

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Description
Locality: 
La Faye Mine, Grury, Saône-et-Loire, Bourgogne-Franche-Comté, France
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.8 × 1.2 × 0.8 cm
Description

Red wölsendorfite cubes and orange lathlike dewindtite on purple fluorite. 

Beautiful combination!

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Dewindtite

Formula: 
H2Pb3(UO2)2(PO4)4O4·12H2O
Strunz: 
8.EC.10
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
0.0
Type Locality: 
Shinkolobwe Mine (Kasolo Mine), Shinkolobwe, Katanga Copper Crescent, Katanga (Shaba), Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaïre)

Wölsendorfite

Formula: 
(Pb,Ca)U2O7·2H2O
Strunz: 
4.GB.30
Hardness: 
5.0
Type Locality: 
Wölsendorf Fluorite Mining District, Upper Palatinate, Bavaria, Germany