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Sample n° 6193

Minerals found in the sample
Mineral Formula Category Subcategory Importance
RANUNCULITE Al(UO2)(PO3OH)(OH)3•4H2O phosphates, arsenates and vanadates phosphates major
ALBITE NaAlSi3O8 tektosilicates feldspars minor
COLUMBITE (Mn,Fe,Mg)(Nb,Ta)2O6 oxides and hydroxides - minor
TANTALITE (Fe,Mn)Ta2O6 oxides and hydroxides - minor
ZIRCON ZrSiO4 nesosilicates - minor
Description: sample with golden-yellow ranunculite nodules, white albite
Country: Congo (RDC)       Region: Katanga       Locality: Kobokobo
Donors MGL Sampling year
Donation year 1958 Registration date
Quantity 1 Dimension code 1>2>3 1
Size 12 x 11 cm Quality code 1>2>3 1
Holotype no Thin section no
Paratype no Chemical analysis no
Radioactive yes X-Ray spectra yes