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Bastnäsite-(Ce)

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Bastnäsite-(Ce)

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Description
Locality: 
Zagi Mountain, Federally Administered Tribal Areas, Pakistan
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
2.5 × 7.3 × 3.3 cm
Largest Crystal: 
0.80cm
Description

 A superb specimen of very sharp well terminated , very gemmy perfect bastnasite ce crystal host to orieginal (not cut / not trimmed) matriix.

Recently mined , not properly cleaned , could further be cleaned.

A very good bastnasite ce 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