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Bastnäsite-(Ce) with Quartz

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Bastnäsite-(Ce) with Quartz

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Description
Locality: 
Zagi Mountain, Federally Administered Tribal Areas, Pakistan
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
2 × 4.6 × 2.4 cm
Largest Crystal: 
1.20cm
Description

An aesthetic superb specimen of well terminated , gemmy ,lustrous bastnasite ce , perfect all arround , incombination with well terminated quartz crystals  , the quartz crystals are included by riebeckite.

Undamaged , perfect , nice captivating specimen.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Bastnäsite-(Ce)

Formula: 
(Ce,La)(CO3)F
Strunz: 
5.BD.20a
Crystal System: 
Hexagonal
Hardness: 
4.0 - 4.5
Type Locality: 
Bastnäs mines, Riddarhyttan, Skinnskatteberg, Västmanland, Sweden

Quartz

Formula: 
SiO2
Strunz: 
4.DA.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
7.0
Streak: 
White