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Collection Tier:
Tier 1

Rocks and Minerals ➔ Carnotite on Limestone with Pitchblende

Identifier:
2019.1.1231
Description:
Carnotite is a radioactive mineral often found in sandstone crusts and sedimentary rocks. It is bright green to yellow in color and fluoresces under ultraviolet light. This specimen is on limestone and also has black pitchstone. 

Carnotite Formula: K2(UO2)2 (VO4)2·3H2O
Source:
Museum Collection
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