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Monazite-(Ce)

#BN46845

Monazite-(Ce)

#BN46845
Availability
Sold
Size
3.5 x 3 x 1.5 cm - Miniature 
Formula
CePO4 (RRUFF)
Locality
Siglo Viente mine, Llallagua, Bolivia
Tagged
phosphate , REE mineral

Exceptional crystals of pink, twinned Monazite from 2 to 6mm on needle Quartz.

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
Dr. Buford L. Nichols Collection

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