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Threadgoldite & Phuralumite

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Threadgoldite & Phuralumite

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Description
Locality: 
Kobokobo Pegmatite, Mwenga, South Kivu, DR Congo
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2.5 × 1.1 × 0.8 cm
Description

Pale green threadgoldite associated with orange phuralumite from the Kobokobo pegmatite. The threadgoldite was reinvestigated and is SEM-EDS confirmed. 

 

 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Threadgoldite

Formula: 
Al(UO2)2(PO4)2(OH)·8H2O
Strunz: 
8.EB.20
Hardness: 
0.0
Type Locality: 
Kobokobo pegmatite, Mwenga, Sud-Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaïre)

Phuralumite

Formula: 
Al2(UO2)3(PO4)3(OH)2·13H2O
Strunz: 
8.EC.05
Hardness: 
0.0
Type Locality: 
Kobokobo pegmatite, Mwenga, Sud-Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaïre)
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