Autunite

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  1. Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 * 10-12H2O
    See meta-autunite.
    U = 45.4 percent to 48.2 percent.
    Color: Yellow. Common secondary mineral.
    Synonyms: calciumphosphoruranit, cacouranit, and lime-uranite.
    Source: Frondel, Judith Weiss and Michael Fleischer. 1955. Glossary of Uranium- and Thorium-Bearing Minerals, Third Edition. Washington DC: United States Government Printing Office
  2. A tetragonal mineral, 2[Ca(UO2 )2 (PO4 )2 .10-12H2 O] ; radioactive; yellow to pale green; fluorescent; forms scaly or foliated aggregates; results from oxidation or hydrothermal alteration of uranium minerals; an ore of uranium. Syn: calcouranite
  3. The mineral group autunite, fritzscheite, heinrichite, kahlerite, novacekite, sabugalite, saleeite, sodium autunite, torbernite, troegerite, uranocircite, uranospinite, and zeunerite.
    Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms


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