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Cuprosklodowskite

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Cuprosklodowskite

Radioactive

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Description
Locality: 
Musoshi Mine, Haut-Katanga, DR Congo
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6.5 × 4.2 × 4 cm
Largest Crystal: 
0.90cm
Description

Green cuprosklodowskite crystals on matrix.

This specimen is radioactive.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Cuprosklodowskite

Formula: 
Cu(UO2)2[HSiO4]2·6H2O
Strunz: 
9.AK.10
Hardness: 
4.0
Type Locality: 
Kalongwe deposit, Katanga (Shaba), Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaïre)