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Aluminocerite-(Ce)

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Aluminocerite-(Ce)

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Locality: 
Baveno, Verbano-Cusio-Ossola Province, Piedmont, Italy
Class: 
Crystal Group/Cluster
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2.5 × 2.3 × 1.8 cm
Description

a vug in muscovite filled with dozens of pink balls of aluminocerite-Ce

Mineral Data
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Aluminocerite-(Ce)

Formula: 
(Ce,La,Ca)9(Al,Fe3+)(SiO4)3(HSiO4)4(OH)3
Strunz: 
9.AG.20
Hardness: 
5.0 - 0.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Seula mine (ex Montecatini quarry), Mount Camoscio, Oltrefiume, Baveno, Verbano-Cusio-Ossola Province, Piedmont, Italy
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