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Collection Tier:
Tier 1

Rocks and Minerals ➔ Gummite and Uranophane

Identifier:
2019.1.1221
Description:

Gummite, the red mineral seen here, is a mixture of uranium minerals, oxides, silicates, and hydrates of uranium. This specimen also includes uranophane, the yellow mineral. It is radioactive and was found in Mitchell County, North Carolina. 

Date:
1899 – 1901
Source:
Museum Collection
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