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Schoepite

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Schoepite

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Description
Locality: 
La Creusa, Les Marécottes, Le Trient Valley, Wallis, Switzerland
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2 × 1.3 × 1 cm
Description

Yellow schoepite on U impregnated matrix from the La Creusa U occurence. Ex Favreau specimen. 

 

Mineral Data
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Schoepite

Formula: 
(UO2)8O2(OH)12·12H2O
Strunz: 
4.GA.05
Hardness: 
2.5
Streak: 
Yellow
Type Locality: 
Shinkolobwe Mine (Kasolo Mine), Shinkolobwe, Katanga Copper Crescent, Katanga (Shaba), Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaïre)
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