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Sample n° 11434

Minerals found in the sample
Mineral Formula Category Subcategory Importance
FOURMARIERITE Pb1-xO3-2x(UO2)4(OH)4+2x•4H2O oxides and hydroxides - major
SCHOEPITE (UO2)8O2(OH)12•12H2O oxides and hydroxides - major
RUTHERFORDINE (UO2)(CO3) carbonates - minor
URANINITE UO2 oxides and hydroxides - minor
Description: sample with acicular and massive yellow schoepite, fourmarierite as red crystals and orange bundles, grey felty rutherfordine
Country: Congo (RDC)       Region: Katanga       Locality: Shinkolobwe
Donors Gecomin Sampling year
Donation year 1967 Registration date
Quantity 1 Dimension code 1>2>3 2
Size 9 x 6 cm Quality code 1>2>3 1
Holotype no Thin section no
Paratype no Chemical analysis no
Radioactive yes X-Ray spectra no