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Melanocerite-(Ce) with Fluorite

#BM40146

Melanocerite-(Ce) with Fluorite

#BM40146
Availability
Sold
Size
5 x 4 x 2.5 cm - Miniature 
Formula
(Ca,Na)7(Ce,Y,Zr)3[(F,OH)4|BO3|(SiO4)4] (RRUFF)
Locality
Cardiff Uranium mine, Haliburton Co., Ontario, Canada

Blue crystalline grains throughout mass with dark purple Fluorite.

Melanocerite-(Ce)

Formula
(Ce,Th,Ca)5(Si,B)3O12(OH,F)´┐Żn(H2O) (?) 
Crystal System
Trigonal 
Crystal Habit
Tabular, Metamict 
Cleavage
None, None, None 
Luster
Resinous 
Color
brown, black, dark brown, reddish brown 
Streak
light brown 
Class
Trigonal 
Fracture
Brittle - Conchoidal 
Hardness
5-6 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
McConlogue Collection

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