Cochise College          Photos of Minerals

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                          Roger Weller, geology instructor

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                                  copyright 2010-R.Weller

 

Mineral Information on:
weeksite

Chemical Group:   silicate
  
Chemical Formula:    
K2(UO2)2(Si2O5).4H2O     weeksite is radioactive!

Color:   yellow                                                                       

 

Hardness:  1 to 2               Specific Gravity:   4.1             

transparent to translucent
 

Luster:  waxy

 

Crystal Forms: acicular crystals

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Toxicity:      when-swallowed-                            when inhaled-

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