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PHOSPHURANYLITE   Parker Mtn. Mine, Strafford, NH
6 cm specimen. Feldspar with yellow phosphuranylite crust.
Species:           PHOSPHURANYLITE  
Locality:         Parker Mtn. Mine, Strafford, NH
Specimen Size: 6 cm specimen. Feldspar with yellow phosphuranylite crust.
Field Collected: Gene Bears
Catalog No.: 2050
Notes: An EDS analysis (BC131) of a carbon tape mounted grain of this yellow crust indicated phosphuranylite. All required phosphuranylite elements are present, Ca, P, Si, U, however the element assignment software failed to identify the strong line at about 3.3 Kev as phosphorous. The aluminum and arsenic may be minor substitions.
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PHOSPHURANYLITE   Rt. 89 Road Cut, New London, NH
3 mm field of view

Species:           PHOSPHURANYLITE
Locality:          Rt. 89 Road Cut, New London, NH
Specimen Size: 3 mm field of view.
Field Collected: Bob Whitmore
Catalog No.: u935
Notes: [tm] I had these identified as torbernite for many years The vertical, leak green, somewhat octagonal, crystal is indicative of the true color. The square plates have a lot of reflected light.
In July, 2017, Fred Davis wrote: "I looked at the "torbernite" from I-89 I purchased at MMNE in the micromount box. I did a "bulk" analysis over a 3mm circle covered with the flat, square crystals. No copper - not even a whiff, [tm - required for torbernite]. I think it's also phosphuranylite (got all the right elements)."
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PHOSPHURANYLITE   Rt. 89 roard cut, New London, NH
10 mm field of view. Daylight.


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PHOSPHURANYLITE   Rt. 89 roard cut, New London, NH
10 mm field of view. SWUV


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PHOSPHURANYLITE   Rt. 89 roard cut, New London, NH
2.2 mm field of view.       A Fred Davis photo.

Species:           PHOSPHURANYLITE
Locality:          Rt. 89 roard cut, New London, NH
Specimen Size: 1 cm field of view.
Field Collected: Bob Whitmore - 1980's
Catalog No.: u935
Notes: Two photos of the specimen that provided the EDS analysis grain, one in daylight and one is SWUV. The yellow mineral is not fluorescent (or at best, weakly fluorescent). There is a green autunite fluorescence on the perimeter of the yellow mineral. The top-side of the specimen (this is an edge view) is coated with tiny olive-green crystals originally visually identified as torbernite, but subsequently analyzed to also be phosphuranylite. Bob Whitmore had this yellow bladed mineral labeled as uranophane.
Multiple polished grain EDS analyses (BC123, BC203) showed a Ca, U phosphate. All analyses had a strong response line at about 3.3 KeV, but, inexplicably, in only one EDS analysis was this potassium (K) line identified.
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PHOSPHURANYLITE   Rt. 89 Road cut, New London, NH
8 mm field of view.

Species:           PHOSPHURANYLITE
Locality:          Rt. 89 Road cut, New London, NH
Specimen Size: 8 mm field of view.
Field Collected: Bob Whitmore
Catalog No.: u934
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