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Triangulite & Ranunculite

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Triangulite & Ranunculite

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Description
Locality: 
Kobokobo Pegmatite, Mwenga, South Kivu, DR Congo
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.5 × 1.5 × 0.8 cm
Description

Yellow triangulite from the type locality in matrix. Rare mineral. 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Triangulite

Formula: 
Al3(UO2)4(PO4)4(OH)5·5H2O
Strunz: 
8.EB.45
Hardness: 
0.0
Type Locality: 
Kobokobo pegmatite, Mwenga, Sud-Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaïre)

Ranunculite

Formula: 
HAl(UO2)(PO4)(OH)3·4H2O
Strunz: 
8.EB.40
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
3.0
Colour: 
Yellow
Type Locality: 
Kobokobo pegmatite, Mwenga, Sud-Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaïre)
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