Name:

francevillite

A photo of the mineral francevillite

Class:

Phosphates/Arsenates/Vanadates

Chemistry:

(Ba,Pb)(UO2)2V2O85(H2O)

Color(s):

yellow, yellow-green, brown, yellow-orange

Hardness:

3

SpecGrav:

4.52

Fracture:

Cleavage:

perfect one direction

Crystal:

orthorhombic; often small hair like crystal structures

Envronment:

Association:

Locals:

Franceville, Gabon, Africa / PA, USA / Germany | England |

Misc:

Named for the locality in Franceville, Gabon.

Photos
& Locals:

1.) Parkerton Jct.,Carbon Co., Pennsylvania
2.) Parkerton Jct.,Carbon Co., Pennsylvania

3.) Parkerton Jct.,Carbon Co., Pennsylvania

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