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Bastnäsite-(Ce)

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Bastnäsite-(Ce)

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Description
Locality: 
Zagi Mountain, Federally Administered Tribal Areas, Pakistan
Class: 
Crystal Group/Cluster
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
7.9 × 4.7 × 1.6 cm
Description

This is a super large cluster of tabular Bastnäsite-(Ce). The crystals are well defined, high lustrous and brown in colour. The specimen is repaired, better said unprofessional glued together. I´m pretty sure, that a good lab would be able to repair this specimen and make it to a major piece. 

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

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