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Aeschynite-(Ce)

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Aeschynite-(Ce)

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Description
Locality: 
Ilmen Mountains, Chelyabinsk Oblast, Russian Federation
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
0.9 × 1.5 × 1 cm
Description

Brown aeschynite-(Ce) crystal on matrix

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Aeschynite-(Ce)

Formula: 
(Ce,Ca,Fe,Th)(Ti,Nb)2(O,OH)6
Strunz: 
4.DF.05
Crystal System: 
Orthrhombic
Hardness: 
5.0 - 6.0
Type Locality: 
Gadolinite Pit (Pits Nos. 75 & 76), Dolgiye Mosty reserve-guard station, Ilmen Natural Reserve, Ilmen Mts, Chelyabinsk Oblast', Southern Urals, Urals Region, Russia...