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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: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1 × 1.9 × 1.4 cm
Description

 An aesthetic specimen , well doubly terminated clear quartz crystals hosts to well terminated gemmy bastnasite ce / parisite ce . some parisite/bastnasite can be seen included in quartz.

A very good 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