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Uranophane-β

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Uranophane-β

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Description
Locality: 
Baveno, Piedmont, Italy
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
4.5 × 3.5 × 3 cm
Description

Numerous tiny Yellow crystals on quarz from Rio Inferno quarry, Omegna, Piedmont (the same granitic complex of Baveno)

Mineral Data
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Uranophane-β

Formula: 
Ca(UO2)2(HSiO4)2·5H2O
Strunz: 
9.AK.15
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
2.5 - 3.0
Type Locality: 
Jáchymov (St Joachimsthal), Jáchymov District (St Joachimsthal), Krušné Hory Mts (Erzgebirge), Karlovy Vary Region, Bohemia (Böhmen; Boehmen), Czech Republic
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