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Soddyite from
Shinkolobwe Mine (Kasolo Mine), Shinkolobwe, Kambove District, Haut-Katanga, DR Congo

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Soddyite
Formula:(UO2)2SiO4 · 2H2O
Quality for species:Good crystals or rich for species - important (!)
Abundance at site:Common
Confirmation
Validity:Valid - Type Locality
References
References:Schoep, A. (1922) La soddite, nouveau minéral radioactif. Comptes Rendus de l'Académie des Sciences de Paris, 174, 1066-1067.;
Deliens, M. (1996) Overzicht van de mineralogie van de koper-, kobalt- en uraniumvoorkomens in Zuid-Shaba (Zaïre). Pages 35-49 in: Schatten der Aarde. Van mineraal tot juweel. Tentoonstelling in de abdij Saint-Gérard de Brogne van 27 april tot 27 oktober 1996. Catalogus opgemaakt onder de leiding van R. Warin, AGAB en P. Van hee, MKA (in Dutch).
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Curite14 photos of Soddyite associated with Curite at this locality.
Cuprosklodowskite6 photos of Soddyite associated with Cuprosklodowskite at this locality.
Metatorbernite4 photos of Soddyite associated with Metatorbernite at this locality.
Uranophane4 photos of Soddyite associated with Uranophane at this locality.
Heterogenite4 photos of Soddyite associated with Heterogenite at this locality.
Rutherfordine3 photos of Soddyite associated with Rutherfordine at this locality.
Kasolite2 photos of Soddyite associated with Kasolite at this locality.
Vandenbrandeite2 photos of Soddyite associated with Vandenbrandeite at this locality.
Torbernite2 photos of Soddyite associated with Torbernite at this locality.
Metastudtite1 photo of Soddyite associated with Metastudtite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Soddyite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Shinkolobwe Mine (Kasolo Mine), Shinkolobwe, Kambove District, Haut-Katanga, DR Congo
Photo GalleryView Gallery (6 photos)
Nearest other occurrences of Soddyite
19.4km (12.0 miles) Kambove Principal Mine, Kambove District, Haut-Katanga, DR Congo
36.1km (22.4 miles) Swambo Hill (Swambo Mine), Kambove District, Haut-Katanga, DR Congo
 
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