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Hingganite-(Ce) With Bastnäsite-(Ce)

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Hingganite-(Ce) With Bastnäsite-(Ce)

Rare mineral (Nice combination Specimen) !

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Description
Locality: 
Zagi Mountain, Federally Administered Tribal Areas, Pakistan
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
2.3 × 4.2 × 2.1 cm
Largest Crystal: 
1.20cm
Description

 A superb rare, nice combination,   matrix  well terminated gemmy hingganite specimen from famed Zagi mountain, Pakistan.  Original matrix (not cut not ttrimmed) , This specimen has been analyzed , one photo shows  XRD report from USA.A true rarity, high quality specimen.

Very very hard to find such a nice combination matrix specimen from the locality.

This is the 6th large hingganite matrix specimen from the locality so far.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Hingganite-(Ce)

Formula: 
(Ce,REE)2(□,Fe2+)Be2[SiO4]2(OH)2
Strunz: 
9.AJ.20
Hardness: 
5.0 - 6.0
Colour: 
Pale tan
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Iwaguro Sekizai quarry, Tawara (Tahara), Hirukawa, Nakatsugawa City, Gifu Prefecture, Chubu Region, Honshu Island, Japan

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