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Parisite-(Ce) On Aegirine

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Parisite-(Ce) On Aegirine

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Description
Locality: 
Mount Malosa, Zomba, Malawi
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
4.5 × 8.1 × 2.4 cm
Description

Exceptional specimen of large yellow brown crystals of parisite-Ce on black green lustrous aegirine.

Very aesthetic specimen.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Parisite-(Ce)

Formula: 
Ca(Ce,La)2(CO3)3F2
Strunz: 
5.BD.20b
Crystal System: 
Hexagonal
Hardness: 
4.5
Type Locality: 
Mun. de Muzo, Vasquez-Yacopí Mining District, Boyacá Department, Colombia

Aegirine

Formula: 
NaFe3+Si2O6
Group Parent: 
Clinopyroxene Subgroup
Strunz: 
9.DA.25
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
6.0
Type Locality: 
Rundemyr, Øvre Eiker, Buskerud, Norway
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