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Sample n° 5352

rutherfordine, sklodowskite
Minerals found in the sample
Mineral Formula Category Subcategory Importance
RUTHERFORDINE (UO2)(CO3) carbonates - major
SKLODOWSKITE Mg(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2•6H2O nesosilicates - major
URANOPHANE Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2•5H2O nesosilicates - major
KASOLITE Pb(UO2)(SiO4)•H2O nesosilicates - minor
METATORBERNITE Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2•8H2O phosphates, arsenates and vanadates phosphates minor
WULFENITE PbMoO4 molybdates and tungstates - minor
Description: sample with clusters of green-brown rutherfordine needles, yellow sklodowskite fibres, yellow uranophane needles, green metatorbernite, orange kasolite nodules
Country: Congo (RDC)       Region: Katanga       Locality: Shinkolobwe
Donors Cambier Sampling year
Donation year 1955 Registration date
Quantity 1 Dimension code 1>2>3 2
Size Quality code 1>2>3 1
Holotype no Thin section yes
Paratype no Chemical analysis no
Radioactive yes X-Ray spectra yes