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Comments: Bright yellow bladed crystals of metatyuyamunite.
Location: Mashamba mine, Kolwezi, Shaba, Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Scale: Not Given.
© Lou Perloff / Photo Atlas of Minerals
Metatyuyamunite: Ca(UO2)2V2O8·3(H2O) Metatorbernite: Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2·8(H2O)
Comments: Yellow, platy metatyuyamunite and transparent, tabular green metatorbernite crystals with a minor amount of white, snowy-looking saleeite.
Location: Mashamba West Mine, Kolwezi, Shaba (Katanga), Congo (Zaïre).
Scale: Picture size 0.5 cm.
© Paul M. Schumacher