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Sahamalite-(Ce)

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Sahamalite-(Ce)

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Description
Locality: 
Mountain Pass Mine, Mountain Pass, San Bernardino County, California, United States of America
Class: 
Massive/Crystalline
Size Range: 
Micromount (under 1cm)
Size: 
0.3 × 0.8 × 0.7 cm
Description

An extremely rare species, sahamalite-(Ce) occurs at the type locality as light brown microcrystals and coatings on carbonate matrix, like in this micromount. Ex Luciano Giri collection.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Sahamalite-(Ce)

Formula: 
(Mg,Fe)(Ce,La,Nd)2(CO3)4
Strunz: 
5.AD.05
Hardness: 
0.0
Streak: 
white
Type Locality: 
Mountain Pass Mine (Mountain Pass deposit; Bastnaesite deposit; Bastnäsite deposit; Mountain Pass carbonatite), Mountain Pass, Clark Mountain Sub-District, Clark Mts (Clark Mountain Range), Ivanpah District (Copper World District), San Bernardino Co., California, USA

Seller Information

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Seller's terms and conditions

We offer rare minerals to systematic collectors worldwide, doing our best to ensure accurate identification and provide adequate information and pictures.

Through extensive field search and contacts with trusted sources, we manage to provide the best in newly found species and classic type-locality minerals. Should your item prove to be different we offer an immediate refund of purchase.

Items may be returned within 15 days of receipt, please note that return costs are at customer's expense. We will issue refund as soon as we receive the item in unaltered condition.

Preferred payment is via Paypal, please follow instructions at ceckout and make payment to: braccomin@gmail.com . If you don't have a Paypal account you can as well pay with your credit card following instructions for non-Paypal users.

Alternatively we accept bank transfer to: Roberto Bracco - bank: Intesa Sanpaolo - via Paleocapa 134/R - 17100 Savona, Italy.

IBAN code: IT79P0306910600100000067863 SWIFT code: BCITITMM

Cash and checks not accepted.

To contact us and ask questions about items on sale, please e-mail to: braccomin@gmail.com  - phone: +39.3381058295. Returned items should be sent to: Roberto Bracco, piazza Monticello 12/2, 17100 Savona, Italy