Thing of Interest

Tue, 18 Jun 2013 02:14:50 +0000

Uranocircite is a uranium mineral with the chemical formula: Ba(UO2)2(PO4)2·10H2O. It is a phosphate mineral which contains barium and is a green to yellow colour. It has a Mohs hardness of about 2. 1.6 x 1.5 cm crystal group of uranocircite with a minor amount of attached matrix. Bergen, Falkenstein, Vogtland, Saxony, Germany

    torbernite

    Trinity Mineral Co - The Munich 2000 Show Uranocircite

    Manganese Oxide minerals have been used for thousands of years—by the ancients for pigments and to clarify glass, and today as ores of Mn metal, catalysts, and battery material.

    Uranophane crystals from Brazil - Uranophane is a rare calcium uranium silicate hydrate mineral that forms from the oxidation of uranium bearing minerals. Uranophane is also known as uranotile. It has a yellow color and is radioactive.

    Close-up photograph of veszelyite (148368) from the National Mineral Collection. Photo by Chip Clark.

    Uranocircite Bergen, Falkenstein, Vogtland, Saxony, Germany

    Stranskiite, Leiteite from Tsumeb Mine (Tsumcorp Mine), Tsumeb, Otjikoto (Oshikoto) Region, Namibia [db_pics/mdpics/MD-118200a.jpg] From irocks

    Andradite var. Demantoid garnet / Mineral Friends <3

    Dioptase from Tsumeb Mine, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ts133a.jpg]

    950g New find Green Phantom Quartz Crystal Cluster Mineral Specimen Healing*1

    Barite -  Nador, Oriental Region, Morocco / Mineral Friends <3

    An excellent Dioptase specimen from the Tsumeb Mine. Crystal Classics Minerals