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Voglite & Liebigite

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Voglite & Liebigite

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Description
Locality: 
White Canyon #1 Mine, Fry Mesa, San Juan District, Utah, United States of America
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Micromount (under 1cm)
Size: 
0.7 × 0.5 × 0.3 cm
Description

Green crystals of voglite on a matrix of yellow liebigite.   Voglite is a rare uranyl carbonate of calcium and copper, known from just nine worldwide localities.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Voglite

Formula: 
Ca2Cu(UO2)(CO3)4·6H2O
Strunz: 
5.EE.05
Hardness: 
0.0
Type Locality: 
Elias Mine, Jáchymov (St Joachimsthal), Jáchymov District (St Joachimsthal), Krušné Hory Mts (Erzgebirge), Karlovy Vary Region, Bohemia (Böhmen; Boehmen), Czech Republic

Liebigite

Formula: 
Ca2(UO2)(CO3)3·11H2O
Strunz: 
5.ED.20
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic Usually as granular or scaly crusts.
Hardness: 
2.5 - 3.0
Type Locality: 
Adrianople, Edirne Province, Marmara Region, Turkey

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