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Monazite-(Ce)

#BM40371

Monazite-(Ce)

#BM40371
Availability
Sold
Size
4.5 x 1 x 1 cm - Miniature 
Formula
CePO4 (RRUFF)
Locality
Meadows dist., Adams Co., Idaho, United States
Tagged
phosphate

A sand filled vial. The grains are composed of corundum, quartz, garnet, and Monazite. The Monazite are the red crystal grains.

Monazite-(Ce)

Formula
CePO4 
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Crystal Habit
Crystalline - Fine, Twinning Common 
Cleavage
Distinct, Indistinct, None 
Luster
Adamantine - Resinous 
Color
brown, colorless, greenish, gray white, yellow 
Streak
grayish white 
Class
Monoclinic - Prismatic 
Fracture
Conchoidal 
Hardness
5-5.5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
McConlogue Collection

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