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Bastnäsite-(Y)

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Bastnäsite-(Y)

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Description
Locality: 
Clara Mine, Wolfach, Black Forest, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2 × 1 × 0.5 cm
Description

beautiful orange hexagonal plates of Bastnäsite. Analysed by EDS - see analysis

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Bastnäsite-(Y)

Formula: 
(Y,Ce)(CO3)F
Strunz: 
5.BD.20a
Crystal System: 
Hexagonal
Hardness: 
4.0 - 4.5
Type Locality: 
Verkhnee Espe Massif (Verkhnee Espe deposit), Akzhaylyautas Mts (Akzhailyautas Mts; Akjaylautas Mts; Akzhalautas Mts), Tarbagatai Range, Eastern Kazakhstan Province (Shyghys Qazaqstan Oblysy; Vostochno-Kazakhstanskaya Oblast'), Kazakhstan...
Analysis
Analysis Report - only: Bastnäsite-(Y)

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