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Francevillite and Curienite from Type Local in Gabon
Mounana Mine (Mouana Mine), Franceville, Haut-Ogooué Province, Gabon
Amazingly rich specimen of Francevillite and Curienite, both lead based uranium minerals! Great specimens like this are hard to find!
6 x 4 x 2.5 cm
Gemmy? Monazite-ce Rare Texas Specimen!
Burnet County, Texas
Franklin Roberts, of Austin Texas, having some serious luck with a bit of skill and knowledge, finding some amazing things in the pegmatites of the Llano Uplift. The samples of Monazite-ce are a FIRST for Texas and not too shabby at all! Nice large xtls with crude broad faces.
This specimen is certainly cleaved, but shows the inside, revealing a crazy gemmy-like quality to it. Facinating Texas Radioactive!
2.5 x 2.3 x 1.5 cm
Grainy Trinitite Bubbly
Trinity Nuclear Site, Tularosa Basin, Alamagordo, New Mexico
Trinitite is the name given to the byproduct of the first atomic bomb test in New Mexico. The blast turned the ground below it into a melted mixture of silica, feldspar and peridot. The only collecting of this material was in the 50’s, as it was burried over shortly after. Today, the location is closed to the public and collecting material is illegal, besides the fact that it is under several tons of dirt.
3.1 x 2.6 x 1.4 cm
Gummite Ore from Ruggles Mine, New Hampshire
Ruggles Mine, New Hampshire
Gummite is a rare radioactive mineral, a mixture of uranium minerals, oxides, silicates, hydrates and hydrous oxides of uranium, derived from the alteration of uraninite.
3.6 x 3.1 x 2.1 cm
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