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VII - Phosphates
Crystal habit of Torbernite Torbernite

Name   Torbernite
Chemistry   Cu[UO2|PO4]2·10H2O
Hardness   2 - 2.5
Lustre   pearly
Colour   grass green, emerald green
Density [g/cm3]   3.3 - 3.8
Crystal habit   tetragonal, crystals foliated, tabular
Cleavage, Fracture   [001]perfect
other characteristics and occurrences   earthy aggregates, crusts, secondary mineral formation by alteration of uraninite (UO2)

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