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Monazite-(Ce)

#AH51504

Monazite-(Ce)

#AH51504
Availability
Sold
Size
7.5 x 5 x 2 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
CePO4 (RRUFF)
Locality
Coats peg., Petaca dist., Rio Arriba Co., New Mexico, United States
Tagged
phosphate , REE mineral

Brick red excellent large Monazite crystal. I am assumening the Cerium component. 

Radioactive!!

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
Arnold G Hampson Collection
Special Info
Radioactive!!

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