Minerals identify

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Uraninite

Oxide mineral

Uraninite, formerly pitchblende, is a radioactive , uranium with a chemical composition, but due to oxidation the mineral typically contains variable proportions of U3O8. Additionally, due to radioactive decay and trace amounts of helium and rare earth elements

Identification

Color of mineral

Black
Brown
Grey
Green
Yellow

Mohs scale ( mineral hardness )

5

The streak

Black
Green

Luster ( interacts light )

Metallic
Submetallic
Greasy
Dull

Crystal ( diaphaneity )

Isometric

Radioactive

Radioactive