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Uranmicrolite (of Hogarth 1977) from
Slocum prospect, East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA

Locality type:Prospect
Classification
Species:Microlite Group var: Uranmicrolite (of Hogarth 1977)
Comments:Reportedly analyzed by Schooner. Identified by Bruce Jarnot (personal communication 2011) by: 1) euhedral microlite dipyramid crystal form, 2) strong uranium peak in its EDX spectrum, 3) strongly radioactive.
Associations and properties of anhedral grains are similar to that of analyzed tanteuxenite-(Y) and could prove to be this mineral.
Habit:dipyramidal
Colour:very dark brown to black
Abundance at site:Very Rare
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Harold Moritz collection. Former Bruce Jarnot collection.
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Albite2 photos of Uranmicrolite (of Hogarth 1977) associated with Albite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Uranmicrolite (of Hogarth 1977) data
Locality Data:Click here to view Slocum prospect, East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Uranmicrolite (of Hogarth 1977)
15.7km (9.7 miles) Simpson Quarry (Wiarda Quarry), South Glastonbury, Glastonbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
 
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