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Billietite

Oxide mineral

Billietite is an uncommon mineral of Uranium that contains Barium. It has the chemical formula: Ba(UO2)6O4(OH)6•8H2O. It usually occurs as clear yellow orthorhombic Billietite is named after Valere Louis Billiet (1903–1944), Belgian crystallographer at the University of Ghent, Ghent, Belgium.

Identification

Color of mineral

Yellow
Golden
Orange

Luster ( interacts light )

Adamantine

Crystal ( diaphaneity )

Orthorhombic

Radioactive

Radioactive