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Billietite & Studtite

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Billietite & Studtite

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Description
Locality: 
Menzenschwand, St Blasien, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.2 × 0.8 × 0.7 cm
Description

SEM-EDS confirmed billietite associated with almost colourless studtite and minor uranopilite. 

 

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)

Studtite

Formula: 
[(UO2)(O2)(H2O)2]·H2O
Strunz: 
4.GA.15
Hardness: 
0.0
Type Locality: 
Shinkolobwe Mine (Kasolo Mine), Shinkolobwe, Katanga Copper Crescent, Katanga (Shaba), Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaïre)
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