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Bastnasite-(La)

#36342

Bastnasite-(La)

#36342
Availability
Sold
Size
6 x 4.5 x 3.5 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
LaCO3F (RRUFF)
Locality
Paratoo Cu mine, Mt Lofty Ranges, South Australia, Australia
Tagged
carbonate , REE mineral

Pretty rich with light patches of Bastnasite-(La) throughout matrix with unidentified green mineral,

Bastnasite-(La)

Formula
LaCO3
Crystal System
Hexagonal 
Crystal Habit
Prismatic, Massive - Granular 
Cleavage
Imperfect, Indistinct, None 
Luster
Vitreous - Greasy 
Color
yellow, reddish brown 
Streak
white 
Class
Hexagonal - Ditrigonal Dipyramidal 
Fracture
Uneven 
Hardness
4-5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

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