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Calcioancylite-(Nd) & Gadolinite-(Y)

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Calcioancylite-(Nd) & Gadolinite-(Y)

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Description
Locality: 
Baveno, Verbano-Cusio-Ossola Province, Piedmont, Italy
Class: 
Crystal Group/Cluster
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.6 × 2.1 × 2 cm
Description

Several pale pink calcioancylite-Nd crystals on gadolinite ; self collected on 2015

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Calcioancylite-(Nd)

Formula: 
Ca(Nd,La,Ce)(CO3)2(OH).H2O
Strunz: 
5.DC.05
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
4.0 - 4.5
Type Locality: 
Seula mine (ex Montecatini quarry), Mount Camoscio, Oltrefiume, Baveno, Verbano-Cusio-Ossola Province, Piedmont, Italy

Gadolinite-(Y)

Formula: 
Y2Fe2+Be2Si2O10
Strunz: 
9.AJ.20
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
6.5 - 7.0
Type Locality: 
Ytterby, Resarö, Vaxholm, Uppland, Sweden
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