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Bastnäsite-(Ce)

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Bastnäsite-(Ce)

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Description
Locality: 
Mulla Ghori, Khyber District, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province, Pakistan
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1 × 1.9 × 1.3 cm
Largest Crystal: 
0.70cm
Description

A beautiful example of well terminated bastnasite from a famed rare mineral locality.

No damage

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