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Autunite on Uraninite from Midnight Mine, Deer Trail District, Stevens County, Washington

 
Autunite on Uraninite from Midnight Mine, Deer Trail District, Stevens County, Washington

Autunite on Uraninite from Midnight Mine, Deer Trail District, Stevens County, Washington

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Autunite on Uraninite from Midnight Mine, Deer Trail District, Stevens County, Washington

DESCRIPTION:No. 52141
Mineral:Autunite on Uraninite
Locality:Midnight Mine, Deer Trail District, Stevens County, Washington
Description:Heavy mass of uraninite-rich ore with mica-like yellow-green autunite crystals on the surface that fluoresce green under UV illumination. Radioactive Ex. Peter B. Nalle (1923-2010) collection
Overall Size:10x6x3 cm
Crystals:1-3 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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