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Oppenheimerite

Sulfate mineral

Oppenheimerite is a very rare uranium mineral with the formula Na2(UO2)(SO4)2•3H2O. Chemically related minerals include fermiite , belakovskiite sulfate minerals were originally found in the Blue Lizard mine, San Juan County, Utah, US. The mineral is named after American Theoretical physicist J. Robert Oppenheimer

Identification

Color of mineral

Green
Yellow

Mohs scale ( mineral hardness )

2.5

Density ( specific gravity )

1.54
1.63
1.59

Luster ( interacts light )

Vitreous

Crystal ( diaphaneity )

Triclinic

Radioactive

Radioactive