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Liebigite

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Liebigite

ex. Wilke ex. Feigl
Radioactive

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Description
Locality: 
Schwartzwalder Mine, Ralston Buttes, Jefferson County, Colorado, United States of America
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.7 × 2.8 × 1.3 cm
Description

This specimen consists of a cluster of neon-yellow coloured liebigite crystals on matrix. The liebigite crystals are sharp and translucent. It's difficult to take good pictures because of the intensive colour. Ex. R. Feigl collection.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Liebigite

Formula: 
Ca2(UO2)(CO3)3·11H2O
Strunz: 
5.ED.20
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic Usually as granular or scaly crusts.
Hardness: 
2.5 - 3.0
Type Locality: 
Adrianople, Edirne Province, Marmara Region, Turkey