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Bastnäsite-(Ce) & Allanite-(Ce)

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Bastnäsite-(Ce) & Allanite-(Ce)

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Description
Locality: 
Frikstad #7 Feldspar Quarry, Frikstad, Iveland, Aust-Agder, Norway
Class: 
Massive/Crystalline
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6.2 × 5.4 × 3.8 cm
Description

Nice bastnäsite ce and allanite ce in matrix

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

Allanite-(Ce)

Formula: 
{CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Strunz: 
9.BG.05b
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
5.5 - 6.0
Type Locality: 
Qáqarssuatsiaq, Aluk Island, Kap Farvel, Kujalleq, Greenland
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