Mineral Specimen #5285 Haiweeite, Uraninite
Mammoth Mine (Valentine Mine), Presidio Co., Texas
7.5 x 5.1 x 3.7 cm
Ex. Steve Pullman
An unusual specimen of Rhyolite with two uranium species present, one an oxide and the other a silicate. Both are located on the surface of spherical vugs within the Rhyolite. The Uraninite is present as an orange coloerd crust and the Haiweeite as small, yellow colored crystals.
Flaws: Nothing Appreciable
This mineral is also found in the following galleries: Minerals From the United States | Nesosilicates | Rare Minerals | Minerals Priced Between 50 and 99 Dollars