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Billietite

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Billietite

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Description
Locality: 
Menzenschwand, St Blasien, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.7 × 2.7 × 1.4 cm
Description

Star shaped yellow billietite crystals from Menzenschwand. Analysed material. The intense yellow aggregates are strongly UV fluorescent uranopilite (EDS conf.).

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Billietite

Formula: 
Ba(UO2)6O4(OH)6·4-8H2O
Strunz: 
4.GB.10
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
0.0
Type Locality: 
Shinkolobwe Mine (Kasolo Mine), Shinkolobwe, Katanga Copper Crescent, Katanga (Shaba), Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaïre)
Analysis
Analysis Report - only: Billietite
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