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Torbernite & Benyacarite

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Torbernite & Benyacarite

SEM-EDS confirmed sample no 2019-06-23-27

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Description
Locality: 
Hagendorf South Pegmatite, Bavaria, Germany
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2.5 × 1.7 × 1.5 cm
Description

Colourless tabular benyacarite, a rare  mineral from Hagendorf-South, associated with tabular torbernite. 

SEM-EDS confirmed sample no 2019-06-23-27, analysis attached.

 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Torbernite

Formula: 
Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2·12H2O
Strunz: 
8.EB.05
Crystal System: 
Tetragonal
Hardness: 
2.0 - 2.5
Type Locality: 
Johanngeorgenstadt, Johanngeorgenstadt District, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany

Benyacarite

Formula: 
(H2O,K)2(Mn2+,Fe2+)2(Fe3+,Ti)2Ti(PO4)4(O,F)2·14H2O
Strunz: 
8.DH.35
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
2.5 - 3.0
Type Locality: 
El Criollo Mine, Cerro Blanco pegmatite district, Tanti, Punilla Department, Córdoba, Argentina
Analysis
Analysis Report - only: Torbernite & Benyacarite
Analysis Report - only: Torbernite & Benyacarite
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