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- Paratoo Cu mine, Mt Lofty Ranges, South Australia, Australia
- SmCabinet 7.5x4x1cm
- carbonate , REE mineral
Thin light blue crusts on shaley matrix with Malachite. Basnasite-La is a rare mineral that occurs in late ankerite carbonatites at its type locality in the Belaya Zima REE-Nb deposit in Russia. The blue in this bastnasite is due to an impurity of copper.