Andersonite – Mineral of the Anthropocene

reference for jewellery in science

‘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. ‘


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