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Lepersonnite-(Gd) & Becquerelite

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Lepersonnite-(Gd) & Becquerelite

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Description
Locality: 
Shinkolobwe Mine, Shinkolobwe, Kambove, Haut-Katanga, DR Congo
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.5 × 2 × 1 cm
Description

Pale yellow platy needles of Lepersonnite-Gd with orange Becquerelite on matrix

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Lepersonnite-(Gd)

Formula: 
Ca(Gd,Dy)2(UO2)24(SiO4)4(CO3)8(OH)24·48H2O
Strunz: 
5.EG.10
Hardness: 
0.0
Type Locality: 
Shinkolobwe Mine (Kasolo Mine), Shinkolobwe, Katanga Copper Crescent, Katanga (Shaba), Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaïre)

Becquerelite

Formula: 
Ca(UO2)6O4(OH)6·8H2O
Strunz: 
4.GB.10
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
2.5
Streak: 
Yellow
Type Locality: 
Shinkolobwe Mine (Kasolo Mine), Shinkolobwe, Katanga Copper Crescent, Katanga (Shaba), Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaïre)

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