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Synchysite & Anatase

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Synchysite & Anatase

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Description
Locality: 
Mont Chemin, Martigny, Valais, Switzerland
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2.1 × 1.8 × 1.7 cm
Description

Small crystals of synchesite-(Y) on quartz matrix with minute anatase crystals scattered about.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Synchysite

Synonym Of: 

Synchysite-(Ce)

Formula: 
Ca(Ce,La)(CO3)2F
Strunz: 
5.BD.20c
Hardness: 
4.5

Synchysite-(Nd)

Formula: 
Ca(Nd,Y,Gd)(CO3)2F
Strunz: 
5.BD.20c
Hardness: 
4.5

Synchysite-(Y)

Formula: 
Ca(Y,Ce)(CO3)2F
Strunz: 
5.BD.20c
Hardness: 
6.0 - 6.5
Group Parent: 
Synchysite Group

Anatase

Formula: 
TiO2
Strunz: 
4.DD.05
Hardness: 
5.5 - 6.0
Type Locality: 
St Christophe-en-Oisans, Bourg d'Oisans, Isère, Rhône-Alpes, France...

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