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Vandenbrandeite is a copper uranyl hydroxide. The name honors Pierre Van den Brande (1896-1957), Belgian geologist who discovered the Kalongwe uranium deposit in the Congo (Schoep, 1932). This is an unusual specimen with bundles of crystals to 5 mm. The color is very dark green, seemingly black at a distance.

Price: $40

Item code: MS1115

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