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Tancaite-(Ce)

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Tancaite-(Ce)

Type Locality
Rare Mineral

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Description
Locality: 
Su Seinargiu, Cagliari Province, Sardinia, Italy
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.5 × 0.8 × 0.7 cm
Description

The tancaite-(Ce) is a very rare mineral, the first and at present the unique of molybdenum and REE , it's exclusive of the type locality, the small mine of Su Seinargiu, Sardinia. This sample contains one, sharp, very well visible, red crystal of complex shape. A very good sample. Personally found in 2008.

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Tancaite-(Ce)

Formula: 
FeCe(MoO4)3·3H2O
Strunz: 
7.GB.50
Hardness: 
0.0
Type Locality: 
Punta de Su Seinargiu (Su Senargiu), Sarroch, Cagliari Province, Sardinia, Italy

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