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Huanghoite-(Ce) Bastnäsite-(Ce) & Fluorite

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Huanghoite-(Ce) Bastnäsite-(Ce) & Fluorite

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Description
Locality: 
Bayan Obo Deposit, Baotou League, Inner Mongolia, China (Peoples Republic)
Class: 
Massive/Crystalline
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.2 × 0.5 × 0.4 cm
Description

Very rare, honey-yellow Huanghoite-(Ce) with Bastnäsite-(Ce) & Fluorite from world's largest REE deposit which is Type Locality for Huanghoite-(Ce).

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Huanghoite-(Ce)

Formula: 
BaCe(CO3)2F
Strunz: 
5.BD.35
Hardness: 
0.0
Type Locality: 
Bayan Obo deposit (Bayun-Obo deposit; Baiyunebo deposit), Bayan Obo, Bayan Obo Mining District, Baotou League (Baotou Prefecture), Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, China

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

Fluorite

Formula: 
CaF2
Strunz: 
3.AB.25
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
4.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Jáchymov (St Joachimsthal), Jáchymov District (St Joachimsthal), Krušné Hory Mts (Erzgebirge), Karlovy Vary Region, Bohemia (Böhmen; Boehmen), Czech Republic

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