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Lanthanite-(Nd)

#PD37011

Lanthanite-(Nd)

#PD37011
Availability
Sold
Price
$55.00
Size
3.5 x 3 x 0.4 cm - Miniature 
Formula
Nd2(CO3)3·8H2O (RRUFF)
Locality
Curitiba, Paraná, Brazil
Tagged
carbonate , REE mineral

Pink thin platy crystals composing pretty much the entire specimen.

Lanthanite-(Nd)

Formula
Nd2(CO3)3·8H2
Crystal System
Orthorhombic 
Crystal Habit
Platy, Encrustations 
Cleavage
Perfect, Good, None 
Luster
Vitreous - Pearly 
Color
light pink 
Streak
white 
Class
Orthorhombic - Dipyramidal 
Fracture
Sectile 
Hardness
2.5-3 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Phillips Collection

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