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Uranophane-β

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Uranophane-β

Self collected in 1988, XRD confirmed.

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Description
Locality: 
Wheal Edward, St Just, Cornwall, United Kingdom
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
4.4 × 3.7 × 1.8 cm
Description

Mustard-yellow botryoidal developments with minor metatorbernite on quartz gossan.

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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