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

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Becquerelite
Formula:Ca(UO2)6O4(OH)6 · 8H2O
Quality for species:Excellent - world class for species or very significant. (!!)
Abundance at site:Common
Confirmation
Validity:Valid - Type Locality
References
References:Schoep, A. (1922) Sur la becquerélite, nouveau minéral radioactif. Comptes Rendus de l'Académie des Sciences de Paris, 174, 1240-1242.;
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:
Uranophane12 photos of Becquerelite associated with Uranophane at this locality.
Uraninite10 photos of Becquerelite associated with Uraninite at this locality.
Fourmarierite9 photos of Becquerelite associated with Fourmarierite at this locality.
Studtite4 photos of Becquerelite associated with Studtite at this locality.
Wölsendorfite4 photos of Becquerelite associated with Wölsendorfite at this locality.
Lepersonnite-(Gd)4 photos of Becquerelite associated with Lepersonnite-(Gd) at this locality.
Billietite3 photos of Becquerelite associated with Billietite at this locality.
Rutherfordine3 photos of Becquerelite associated with Rutherfordine at this locality.
Schoepite2 photos of Becquerelite associated with Schoepite at this locality.
Torbernite2 photos of Becquerelite associated with Torbernite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Becquerelite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Shinkolobwe Mine (Kasolo Mine), Shinkolobwe, Kambove District, Haut-Katanga, DR Congo
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