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Laplandite-(Ce)

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Laplandite-(Ce)

#BAC62889
Availability
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Size
2.5 x 1.6 x 1.4 cm - Thumbnail 
Formula
Na4CeTiPSi7O22·5H2O (RRUFF)
Locality
Yubileinaya peg., Karnasurt Mt., Lovozero Massif, Kola Pen., Russia

Laplandite-(Ce) is a very rare Ce-Ti phosphate found at only two localities worldwide. On this specimen the Laplandite-(Ce) occurs as white and radiating acicular crystals.

Type Locality

Laplandite-(Ce)

Formula
Na4CeTiPSi7O22·5H2
Crystal System
Orthorhombic 
Crystal Habit
Prismatic, Radial, Aggregates 
Cleavage
None, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous - Greasy 
Color
bluish gray, yellow gray, light gray 
Streak
white 
Class
Orthorhombic - Dipyramidal 
Fracture
Splintery 
Hardness
2-3 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
William & Anne Cook Collection
Special Info
Type Locality

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