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Uranophane & Uraninite

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Uranophane & Uraninite

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Description
Locality: 
Margaritas 1 Mine, Sierra Pena Blanca, Chihuahua, Mexico
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.3 × 0.7 × 1.2 cm
Description

Uranophane crystals on matrix and uraniite

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

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

Uraninite

Formula: 
UO2
Strunz: 
4.DL.05
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
5.0 - 6.0
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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