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Monazite-(Ce) on tourmaline with apatite

#50259

Monazite-(Ce) on tourmaline with apatite

#50259
Availability
Sold
Size
3.5 x 2.5 x 2 cm - Miniature 
Formula
CePO4 (RRUFF)
Locality
Trolvis Quarry, Longdowns, Stithians, Cornwall, England
Tagged
phosphate , rare earth mineral

Tiny 1mm and less rosettes of tan Monazite crystals on tourmaline.

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.

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