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Uranophane

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Uranophane

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Locality: 
Le Limouzat Mine, Les Bois-Noirs, Saint-Priest-la-Prugne, Saint-Just-en-Chevalet, Loire, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.5 × 2 × 0.6 cm
Description

An intertwining of glassy yellow crystals of uranophane, from a not accessible old French mine, all the underground parts of the mine were backfilled.

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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

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