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Sample n° 14001

Minerals found in the sample
Mineral Formula Category Subcategory Importance
RUTHERFORDINE (UO2)(CO3) carbonates - major
SCHOEPITE (UO2)8O2(OH)12•12H2O oxides and hydroxides - major
UMOHOITE (UO2)(MoO4)•2H2O molybdates and tungstates - major
KASOLITE Pb(UO2)(SiO4)•H2O nesosilicates - minor
WULFENITE PbMoO4 molybdates and tungstates - minor
Description: sample with radial aggregates of acicular schoepite crystals, radial aggegates of grey rutherfordine, rust-coloured umohoite spheres, rosettes of kasolite crystals
Country: Congo (RDC)       Region: Katanga       Locality: Shinkolobwe
Donors van Mol Sampling year
Donation year 1983 Registration date
Quantity 1 Dimension code 1>2>3 2
Size 6 x 4 cm Quality code 1>2>3 1
Holotype no Thin section no
Paratype no Chemical analysis no
Radioactive yes X-Ray spectra yes