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Torbernite

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Torbernite

Rare Mineral

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Description
Locality: 
Tubussis Farm 22, Dâures, Erongo Region, Namibia
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
4.5 × 3.2 × 2.8 cm
Description

The rare mineral torbernite from Erongo, on matrix.

Camera does not pick up the torbernite's true lustre.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Torbernite

Formula: 
Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2·12H2O
Strunz: 
8.EB.05
Crystal System: 
Tetragonal
Hardness: 
2.0 - 2.5
Type Locality: 
Johanngeorgenstadt, Johanngeorgenstadt District, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany
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