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Meta-autunite from
Biermann Quarries (Bethel quarries) and tourmaline ledge, Bethel, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA

Classification
Species:Meta-autunite
Formula:Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6-8H2O
Formation:Secondary
Comments:Secondary microcrystals from the alteration of primary uraninite.
Habit:square tabular
Colour:yellow-green
Luminescent properties:bright green under SW UV
Quality for species:Poor for species, only of interest for locality collectors. (#)
Abundance at site:Rare
Confirmation
Validity:Confirmed
Confirmation Methods:Visual (Fluorescence)
References
References:Januzzi, Ronald E. (1976), Mineral Localities Connecticut and Southeastern New York State. The Mineralogical Press, Danbury, Connecticut.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Meta-autunite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Biermann Quarries (Bethel quarries) and tourmaline ledge, Bethel, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Meta-autunite
12.1km (7.5 miles) Fillow Quarry (Branchville Quarry; Branchville Mica Mine; Smith Mine), Branchville, Redding (Reading), Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
15.4km (9.6 miles) Casey Quarry (Ridgefield pegmatite), Ridgefield, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
27.8km (17.3 miles) Woodbury pegmatite quarry, Woodbury, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
29.4km (18.3 miles) Kinkel Quarry, Bedford, Westchester Co., New York, USA
34.3km (21.3 miles) New England Mining Company Quarry (Roebling Mine; Hewitt's Mine), Upper Merryall, New Milford, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
39.4km (24.5 miles) Morris Dam Quarry (East Morris Dam), Morris, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
48.9km (30.4 miles) State Route 8 and State Route 118 interchange, Harwinton, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
66.3km (41.2 miles) Riverside Quarry (Western Quarry), White Rock Mining District, Middletown, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
66.4km (41.2 miles) White Rocks Quarry (Consolidated Quarry), White Rock Mining District, Middletown, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
68.5km (42.6 miles) Hale-Walker prospects, Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
 
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