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Andersonite – Mineral of the Anthropocene

‘Andersonite is an uncommon to rare mineral that occurs in oxidized uranium-bearing hydrothermal polymetallic deposits and can also be of post-mine in origin as coatings on the mine walls. Localities for Andersonite include in the United States, Austria, England, Sweden, the Czech Republic, and Argentina, among only a few others. ‘

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Handbook of Mineralogy, Anthony et al (1995) and MSA

 

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