Oxide containing uranium, schoepite group
Specific gravity: 4.69
Streak: Light yellow
Metaschoepite occurs as an irreversible alteration product of schoepite from the oxidised zone
of uranium-bearing mineral deposits. Associated minerals are schoepite and
The type locality is the Shinkolobwe mine, Shinkolobwe, Kambove District, Haut-Katanga, DR Congo.
Metaschoepite may occur as a dehydration product of schoepite, and may itself dehydrate to paulscherrerite (Mindat).
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