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Asselbornite

Posted by Rock Currier  
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May 27, 2009 04:52AM
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This article is in a pre-construction phase.
Someone is needed to work on this article which contains a few preliminary notes.

1. The localities need to be brought into conformity with mindat locality strings if necessary, reversed and made bold.
2. If image links appear below they need to be embedded in the article. If none are present the Mindat image bank needs to be searched for images of this mineral and the better ones and their localities need to be placed in the article.
3. The captions for the images need to be added.
4. The images need to be tweaked so that they look nice. This last bit is tedious and requires patience and some little artistry.



Asselbornite
Pb(UO2)4(BiO)3(AsO4)2(OH)7·4H2O Isometric
Asselbornite & Trögerite, Weißer Hirsch Mine, Neustädtel, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany FOV 3mm© Stephan Wolfsried


*Asselbornite Micro? or rare species collections
(Pb,Ba)(UO2)6(BiO)4(AsO4)2(OH)12·3H2O
Germany
Saxony, Schneeberg, Weisser Hirsch Mine, Walpurgis Vein. “It occurs as translucent brown to lemon yellow idiomorphic cubic crystals up to -.3 mm in size. …The mineral is found in association with metauranospinite, uranophane and uranosphaerite in quartz gangue from Schneeberg. The type material is preserved in the Department of Mineralogy of the Natural History Museum of Geneva.”1
1 American Mineralogist, Vol. 69, p. 565, 1984.



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