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Steenstrupine-(Ce)

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Steenstrupine-(Ce)

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Description
Locality: 
Ilímaussaq, Narsaq, Kujalleq, Greenland
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
4 × 3.5 × 1.5 cm
Description

A good coverage of greasy dark brown crude crystal-fragments and crystalline masses of steenstrupine Ce in the matrix. Coverage on front and backside.
Nice example of this uncommon complex thorium containing silicate.

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Steenstrupine-(Ce)

Formula: 
Na14Mn2+2(Fe3+,Mn3+)2Ce6(Zr,Th)(Si6O18)2(PO4)6(HPO4)(OH)2·2H2O
Strunz: 
9.CK.20
Hardness: 
4.0
Type Locality: 
Kangerluarsuk Fjord (Kangerdluarssuq Fjord), Ilímaussaq complex, Narsaq, Kujalleq, Greenland
Cartils Minerals

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