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Sample n° 13252

Minerals found in the sample
Mineral Formula Category Subcategory Importance
STUDTITE (UO2)(O2)(H2O)2•2H2O oxides and hydroxides - major
RUTHERFORDINE (UO2)(CO3) carbonates - minor
URANINITE UO2 oxides and hydroxides - minor
URANOPHANE Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2•5H2O nesosilicates - minor
WOLSENDORFITE Pb7(UO2)14O19(OH)4•12H2O oxides and hydroxides - minor
Description: sample with yellow studtite fibres, red wolsendorfite crystals, white rutherfordine crystals, crust of uranophane needles
Country: Congo (RDC)       Region: Katanga       Locality: Shinkolobwe
Donors Borzée Sampling year
Donation year 1975 Registration date
Quantity X Dimension code 1>2>3 3
Size 2 tubes Quality code 1>2>3 1
Holotype no Thin section no
Paratype no Chemical analysis no
Radioactive yes X-Ray spectra yes