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Samarskite-(Y)

#RS58161

Samarskite-(Y)

#RS58161
Availability
Sold
Size
2.3 x 1.8 x 1.2 cm - Thumbnail 
Formula
(Y,Ce,U,Fe,Nb)(Nb,Ta,Ti)O4 (RRUFF)
Locality
Mitchell Co., North Carolina, United States
Tagged
REE mineral

Dull black tabular crystal set to 2cm.

Radioactive!!

Samarskite-(Y)

Formula
(Y,Ce,U,Fe,Nb)(Nb,Ta,Ti)O4 
Crystal System
Orthorhombic 
Crystal Habit
Massive 
Cleavage
Imperfect, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous - Resinous 
Color
black, brownish, yellowish brown 
Streak
reddish brown 
Class
Orthorhombic - Dipyramidal 
Fracture
Brittle - Conchoidal 
Hardness
5-6 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
RC Stamberg Collection
Special Info
Radioactive!!

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