rutherfordine


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rutherfordine

[′rəth·ər·fər‚dēn]
(mineralogy)
(UO2)(CO3) A yellow mineral composed of uranyl carbonate, occurring as masses of fibers.
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And if you don't like gem minerals, uranium minerals have been found at Morogoro in the Uluguru Mountains (it's the type locality for rutherfordine).
A few specimens of rutherfordine were found in 1986 in the dump near the entrance to the mine.
Comblainite, an oxycarbonate of nickel and cobalt, has been found in the uraniferous Shinkolobwe deposit in association with heterogenite-3R and secondary cobalt minerals such as rutherfordine, becquerelite and masuyite.