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Selenian Digenite & Uranophane

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Selenian Digenite & Uranophane

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Description
Locality: 
Mashamba West Mine, Kolwezi, Lualaba, DR Congo
Class: 
Massive/Crystalline
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
4 × 5.5 × 9 cm
Weight: 
334.00gr
Description

Selenian, digenite with traces of uranophane on a trimmed matrix.  Nice Congo specimen with good colour and shape.  This specimen will be wrapped in lead foil.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Selenian Digenite

Variety Of: 

Digenite

Formula: 
Cu9S5
Strunz: 
2.BA.10
Hardness: 
2.5 - 3.0

Uranophane

Formula: 
Ca(UO2)2[HSiO4]2·5H2O
Strunz: 
9.AK.15
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
2.0 - 3.0
Type Locality: 
Miedzianka (Kupferberg), Jelenia Góra District, Rudawy Janowickie Mts, Lower Silesia (Dolnośląskie), Poland
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