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Chevkinite-(Ce)

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Chevkinite-(Ce)

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Description
Locality: 
In den Dellen Quarries, Niedermendig, Mendig, Mayen-Koblenz, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.4 × 1.1 × 1 cm
Description

Black chevkinite-Ce crystals in sanidine matrix from the Eifel mts. 

Confirmation by W. Schüller & B. Ternes. 

 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Chevkinite-(Ce)

Formula: 
(Ce,La,Ca,Th)4(Fe2+,Mg)(Fe2+,Ti,Fe3+)2(Ti,Fe3+)2(Si2O7)2O8
Strunz: 
9.BE.70
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
5.0 - 5.5
Colour: 
black
Type Locality: 
Pit No. 17, Ilmen Natural Reserve, Ilmen Mts, Chelyabinsk Oblast', Southern Urals, Urals Region, Russia...