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Quartz With Uraninite Inclusions

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Quartz With Uraninite Inclusions

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Description
Locality: 
Mawi, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan
Class: 
Single Crystal
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
7 × 4 × 3.7 cm
Description

well terminated light smokey quartz with many black dots of unknow radioactive minerals inclusion , very unusual example.No damage nice specimen.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Quartz

Formula: 
SiO2
Strunz: 
4.DA.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
7.0
Streak: 
White

Uraninite

Formula: 
UO2
Strunz: 
4.DL.05
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
5.0 - 6.0
Type Locality: 
Jáchymov (St Joachimsthal), Jáchymov District (St Joachimsthal), Krušné Hory Mts (Erzgebirge), Karlovy Vary Region, Bohemia (Böhmen; Boehmen), Czech Republic