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Piretite RC4717

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  • Piretite

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    Name: Piretite

    Location: Shinkolobwe, Shaba, Zaïre

    Name Reference: The mineral is named for Paul Piret, Professor of Crystallography, University of Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium

    Chemical Formula: Ca(UO2)3(SeO3)2(OH)4 · 4H2O

    Crystal System and Class:  Orthorhombic - (Bi)pyramidal

    Accompanying Minerals:

    Origin (Determinator + Year): Deliens M. 1995

    Publication: Piretite, Ca(UO2)3(SeO3)2(OH)4H2O, a new calcium uranyl selenite from Shinkolobwe, Shaba, Zaire

    Renaud Vochten, Norbert Blaton & Oswald Peeters, Michel Deliens. The Canadian Mineralogist. Vol. 34 pp. 1317-1322. 1996

     

    Info : http://www.mindat.org/min-7238.html

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