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Sample n° 6105

Minerals found in the sample
Mineral Formula Category Subcategory Importance
CURITE Pb3+x[(UO2)4O4+x(OH)3-x]2•2H2O oxides and hydroxides - major
VANDENDRIESSCHEITE Pb1,6(UO2)10O6(OH)11•11H2O oxides and hydroxides - major
BECQUERELITE Ca(UO2)6O4(OH)6•8H2O oxides and hydroxides - minor
RUTHERFORDINE (UO2)(CO3) carbonates - minor
Description: sample with curite crystals and massive curite, orange vandendriesscheite crystals, some yellow becquerelite crystals, grey-white rutherfordine
Country: Congo (RDC)       Region: Katanga       Locality: Shinkolobwe
Donors de Wijngaert Sampling year
Donation year 1957 Registration date
Quantity 1 Dimension code 1>2>3 3
Size 3 x 3 cm Quality code 1>2>3 1
Holotype no Thin section no
Paratype no Chemical analysis no
Radioactive yes X-Ray spectra yes