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Cerite-(Ce)

#PD53749

Cerite-(Ce)

#PD53749
Availability
Sold
Size
4.5 x 3 x 4 cm - Miniature 
Formula
(Ce,La,Ca)9(Mg,Fe3+)(SiO4)6(SiO3OH)(OH)3 (RRUFF)
Locality
Bastnäs mines, Riddarhyttan, Västmanland, Sweden
Tagged
REE mineral

Granular pinkish Cerite with black granular masses of (?) It's heavy. Type Locality.

Type Locality

Cerite-(Ce)

Formula
(Ce,La,Ca)9(Mg,Fe3+)(SiO4)6(SiO3OH)(OH)3 
Crystal System
Trigonal 
Crystal Habit
Massive - Granular 
Cleavage
None, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous - Adamantine 
Color
brown, clove brown, cherry red, gray 
Class
Trigonal - Ditrigonal Pyramidal 
Fracture
Uneven 
Hardness
5.5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Don Phillips Collection
Special Info
Type Locality

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