phosphuranylite

phosphuranylite

[‚fäs·fyə′ran·əl‚īt]
(mineralogy)
(UO2)(PO4)2·6H2O A yellow secondary mineral composed of hydrous uranyl phosphate, occurring in powder form; it is phosphorescent when exposed to radium emanations.
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Autunite and torbernite were the only minerals found in fine specimens, although uraninite and phosphuranylite were also reported.
Svizero (1976) reported the presence of phosphuranylite at Sapucaia but gave no description.
Other beautifully crystallized uranium minerals such as bassetite, parsonsite, phosphuranylite and sabugalite are also found at these prospects (see Vochten and Brizzi, 1987).