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Bastnäsite-(Ce)

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Bastnäsite-(Ce)

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Description
Locality: 
Thor Ghar, Zagi Mountain, Federally Administered Tribal Areas, Pakistan
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.2 × 2 × 1.5 cm
Description

There are three well terminated gemmy Bastnasite Ce crystals hosts to matrix, Undmaged, nice specimen, very hard to find these days 

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