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|Name:||After the reported locality at the Fergana Valley, Osh Oblast', Kyrgyzstan.|
A hydrated uranium vanadate, probably identical to Tyuyamunite.
Originally reported from Fergana Valley, Osh Oblast, Kyrgyzstan.
Classification of Ferganite
|IMA status:||Not Approved|
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Chemical Properties of Ferganite
|Simplified for copy/paste:||U3(VO4)2·6H2O ?|
|Essential elements:||H, O, U, V|
|All elements listed in formula:||H, O, U, V|
Other Names for Ferganite
|Health Warning:||No information on health risks for this material has been entered into the database. You should always treat mineral specimens with care.|
References for Ferganite
Antipov (1908) Gorniy Zhournal (Gornyi Zhurnal, St. Petersburg): 4: 259.
Antipov (1909) Jb. Min.: II: 38.
Nenadkevič (1912) Bulletin de Académy imperial de sciences, St. Pétersburg: 6: 945.
Hillebrand (1924) American Journal of Science: 8: 201.
Chirvinsky (1925) Mineralogical Magazine: 20: 294.
Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II. John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York, 7th edition, revised and enlarged, 1124 pp.: 1048.
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Localities for Ferganite
(TL) indicates type locality. ? indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. All other localities listed without reference should be considered as uncertain and unproven until references can be found.
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Locality Updated: Matthews Hill, Leucite Hills District, Sweetwater Co., Wyoming, USAFrom James Cheshire, 19th Sep 2014 17:52:03