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Lanthanite-(Ce) & Felsőbányaite

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Lanthanite-(Ce) & Felsőbányaite

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Description
Locality: 
Mosset, Pyrénées-Orientales, Occitanie, France
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.4 × 3 × 1.5 cm
Description

Well developed white lanthanite-Ce crystals with felsöbanyaite spheres on dark matrix. 

 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Lanthanite-(Ce)

Formula: 
(Ce,La,Nd)2(CO3)3·8H2O
Strunz: 
5.CC.25
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
2.5
Streak: 
white
Type Locality: 
Britannia Mine (Snowdon Mine), Mt Snowdon, Gwynedd (Caernarvonshire), Wales, UK

Felsőbányaite

Formula: 
Al4(SO4)(OH)10·4H2O
Strunz: 
7.DD.05
Hardness: 
1.5
Type Locality: 
Baia Sprie mine (Felsöbánya mine), Baia Sprie (Felsöbánya), Maramureș Co., Romania
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