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Uranophane-β from
Madawaska Mine (Faraday Mine), Faraday Township, Hastings County, Ontario, Canada

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Uranophane-β
Formula:Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Comments:Uranophane occurs as fine crystal clusters.
Uranophane is a good collectors mineral and is quite profitable as a specimen.
Quality for species:Excellent - world class for species or very significant. (!!)
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Rocks and Minerals For the Collector (Geological Survey of Canada Misc Report 39); Hewitt, D. F. (1967) Pegmatite Mineral Resources of Ontario. Geological Survey of Canada Industrial Mineral Report 21
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Uranophane-β data
Locality Data:Click here to view Madawaska Mine (Faraday Mine), Faraday Township, Hastings County, Ontario, Canada
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