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Dewindtite

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Dewindtite

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Description
Locality: 
Pinhal do Souto Mine, Tragos, Chãs de Tavares, Mangualde, Viseu District, Portugal
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
4 × 3.5 × 3.1 cm
Weight: 
37.00gr
Description

Very interesting and rare specimen of dewindtite on quartz matrix, with small traces of other minerals, sabugalite, autunite, etc. 

As can be seen in the last photos, the copy presents some fluorescence under ultraviolet light.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Dewindtite

Formula: 
H2Pb3(UO2)2(PO4)4O4·12H2O
Strunz: 
8.EC.10
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
0.0
Type Locality: 
Shinkolobwe Mine (Kasolo Mine), Shinkolobwe, Katanga Copper Crescent, Katanga (Shaba), Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaïre)

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