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U3(VO4)2 · 6H2O ?
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 URL:
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Chemical Properties of Ferganite

U3(VO4)2 · 6H2O ?
All elements listed in formula:

Other Names for Ferganite

Name in Other Languages:
Simplified Chinese:水钒铀矿

Other Information

Health Risks:
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

Reference List:
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.

Internet Links for Ferganite

Localities for Ferganite

(TL) indicates type locality for a valid mineral species. (FRL) indicates first recorded locality for everything else. ? 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.
  • Osh Oblast
    • Alai Range (Alay Range)
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: 1048.
New Zealand
  • South Island
    • Buller River
Christie & Brathwaite, (2000) NZ Mineral Commodity Report 19 - Beryllium, Gallium, Lithium, Magnesium, Uranium and Zirconium
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