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Autunite & Torbernite

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Autunite & Torbernite

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Description
Locality: 
Assunção Mine, Aldeia Nova, Sátão, Viseu District, Portugal
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5.2 × 4 × 3.3 cm
Weight: 
91.00gr
Description

Spectacular group of Autunite and Torbernite crystals on Quartz matrix. Collected at the beginning of the year 2000. This is an exceptional piece worthy of this famous Portuguese site. Autunite is highly fluorescent under UV light.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Autunite

Formula: 
Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2·11H2O
Strunz: 
8.EB.05
Crystal System: 
Tetragonal
Hardness: 
2.0 - 2.5
Type Locality: 
Saint-Symphorien-de-Marmagne, Montcenis, Saône-et-Loire, Burgundy, France

Torbernite

Formula: 
Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2·12H2O
Strunz: 
8.EB.05
Crystal System: 
Tetragonal
Hardness: 
2.0 - 2.5
Type Locality: 
Johanngeorgenstadt, Johanngeorgenstadt District, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany

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