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Francevillite from Mounana Mine, Franceville, Haut-Ogoue, Gabon (Type Locality for Francevillite)

 
Francevillite from Mounana Mine, Franceville, Haut-Ogoue, Gabon (Type Locality for Francevillite)

DESCRIPTION:No. 11497
Mineral:Francevillite
Locality:Mounana Mine, Franceville, Haut-Ogoue, Gabon (Type Locality for Francevillite)
Description:Bright orange 4 mm rosettes of lustrous francevillite crystals coating one side of matrix with minor yellow mineral, likely curienite. Rare. See The Uranium-Vanadium Deposit of Mounana, Gabon in Mineralogical Record V.6-#5 Ex. Sorbonne, Reasenberg collection #2285
Overall Size:6x4.5x4 cm
Crystals:1 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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