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Black, Brownish-black
A variety of Uraninite

A massive, often globular, possibly impure, variety of Uraninite.

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Physical Properties of PitchblendeHide

Black, Brownish-black

Chemical Properties of PitchblendeHide


Age distributionHide

Recorded ages:
Phanerozoic : 310 ± 3 Ma to 34.8 ± 1.6 Ma - based on 59 recorded ages.

Synonyms of PitchblendeHide

Other Language Names for PitchblendeHide

Simplified Chinese:沥青铀矿
Traditional Chinese:瀝青鈾礦

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Calcite9 photos of Pitchblende associated with Calcite on
Dolomite9 photos of Pitchblende associated with Dolomite on
Nickeline9 photos of Pitchblende associated with Nickeline on
Gold8 photos of Pitchblende associated with Gold on
Baryte7 photos of Pitchblende associated with Baryte on
Autunite7 photos of Pitchblende associated with Autunite on
Metazeunerite6 photos of Pitchblende associated with Metazeunerite on
Uranophane6 photos of Pitchblende associated with Uranophane on
Berzelianite6 photos of Pitchblende associated with Berzelianite on
Muscovite5 photos of Pitchblende associated with Muscovite on

Other InformationHide

Health Risks:
Prolonged exposure in proximity of the material is a health hazard.

Internet Links for PitchblendeHide

Localities for PitchblendeHide

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