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.
Phosphuranylite Ca[(U[O.sub.2]).sub.3][(P[O.sub.4]).sub.2][(OH).sub.2][multiplied by]6[H.sub.2]O
Other beautifully crystallized uranium minerals such as bassetite, parsonsite, phosphuranylite and sabugalite are also found at these prospects (see Vochten and Brizzi, 1987).
umohoite, zellerite, rabejacite and phosphuranylite); and Padern/Montgaillard (theisite and arseniosiderite).