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Saléeite & Torbernite

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Saléeite & Torbernite

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Description
Locality: 
Sapucaia Mine, Sapucaia do Norte, Galiléia, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.9 × 2.6 × 1.8 cm
Description

Bright yellow saleeite crystals with green torbernite and minor whiteite

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Saléeite

Formula: 
Mg(UO2)2(PO4)2·10H2O
Strunz: 
8.EB.05
Hardness: 
2.0 - 3.0
Type Locality: 
Weißer Hirsch Mine (Shaft 3), Neustädtel, Schneeberg District, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany

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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