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Paramontroseite & Uranospinite

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Paramontroseite & Uranospinite

New discovery
Radioactive

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Description
Locality: 
Příbram District, Central Bohemian Region, Czech Republic
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5 × 3.5 × 1.9 cm
Description

Rare vanadium paramotrroseite with yellow uranospinite. Paramontroseite creates black microcrystals perched on uranospinite crust.

Not many were found.

New discovery for the locality, very interesting.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Paramontroseite

Formula: 
V4+O2
Strunz: 
4.DB.15a
Hardness: 
0.0
Colour: 
Black
Type Locality: 
Bitter Creek Mine, Paradox Valley, Uravan District, Montrose Co., Colorado, USA

Uranospinite

Formula: 
Ca(UO2)(AsO4)2·10H2O
Strunz: 
8.EB.05
Crystal System: 
Tetragonal
Hardness: 
2.0 - 3.0
Type Locality: 
Walpurgis Flacher vein, Weißer Hirsch Mine (Shaft 3), Neustädtel, Schneeberg District, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany
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