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Sample n° 11144

Minerals found in the sample
Mineral Formula Category Subcategory Importance
META-AUTUNITE Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2•2-6H2O phosphates, arsenates and vanadates phosphates major
METATORBERNITE Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2•8H2O phosphates, arsenates and vanadates phosphates major
CHALCEDONY (quartz) SiO2 tektosilicates - minor
HEMATITE Fe2O3 oxides and hydroxides - minor
QUARTZ SiO2 tektosilicates - minor
Description: sample with metatorbernite, few meta-autunite crystals, smoky quartz
  • Country: France
  • Region: Puy-de-Dôme
  • Locality: Bigay
  • Donors: Steenstra
    Donation year: 1966
  • Sampling year:
    Registration date:
  • Quantity: 2
    Size: 10 x 6 cm, 8 x 5 cm
  • Dimension code 1>2>3: 1
    Quality code 1>2>3: 1
  • Holotype: no
    Paratype: no
    Radioactive: yes
  • Thin section: no
    Chemical analysis: no
    X-Ray spectra: no