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Sample n° 6370

Minerals found in the sample
Mineral Formula Category Subcategory Importance
RUTHERFORDINE (UO2)(CO3) carbonates - major
URANINITE UO2 oxides and hydroxides - major
FOURMARIERITE Pb1-xO3-2x(UO2)4(OH)4+2x•4H2O oxides and hydroxides - minor
Description: sample with uraninite crystals and aggregates, rutherfordine with chalcedony-morphology, some red fourmarierite crystals
Country: Congo (RDC)       Region: Katanga       Locality: Shinkolobwe
Donors Stradiot Sampling year
Donation year 1958 Registration date
Quantity 1 Dimension code 1>2>3 3
Size 3 x 2 cm Quality code 1>2>3
Holotype no Thin section no
Paratype no Chemical analysis no
Radioactive yes X-Ray spectra no