Name:

cuprosklodowskite

A photo of the mineral cuprosklodowskite

Class:

Silicates

Chemistry:

Cu[(UO2)(SiO2OH)]26(H2O)

Color(s):

greenish-yellow, light green

Hardness:

4.0

SpecGrav:

3.8

Fracture:

Cleavage:

good

Crystal:

triclinic: acicular to radial needles

Envronment:

Association:

sklodowskite, dioptase, uranophane,

Locals:

| Zaire | England | France |

Misc:

Named from its similar composition and affinity to Sklodowskite

Photos
& Locals:

1.) Katanga, Democratic Rep. of the Congo
2.) Katanga, Democratic Rep. of the Congo
3.) Katanga, Democratic Rep. of the Congo

4.) Katanga, Democratic Rep. of the Congo
5.) Katanga, Democratic Rep. of the Congo

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