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Chevkinite-(Ce)

#57092

Chevkinite-(Ce)

#57092
Availability
Available
Price
$375.00
Size
6.5 x 5 x 4 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Reduced Price
$250.00
Formula
Ce4(Ti,Fe2+,Fe3+)5O8(Si2O7)2 (RRUFF)
Locality
Satil, Tangir dist., Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan
Tagged
REE mineral

Black sub-metallic prismatic crystals to 2cm. Most of the crystals are complete, sharp, and well-formed. This is an excellent piece for this rare mineral. This mineral was found on the Moon and brough back by Apollo 11 (not).

Radioactive!!

Chevkinite-(Ce)

Formula
Ce4(Ti,Fe2+,Fe3+)5O8(Si2O7)2 
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Crystal Habit
Acicular, Massive, Metamict 
Cleavage
None, None, None 
Luster
Earthy (Dull) 
Color
brownish black, dark red 
Streak
black 
Class
Monoclinic - Prismatic 
Fracture
Brittle - Conchoidal 
Hardness
5-5.5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Special Info
Radioactive!!

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