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Monazite-(Ce)

#PD37125

Monazite-(Ce)

#PD37125
Availability
Sold
Size
3 x 2 x 1 cm - Thumbnail 
Formula
CePO4 (RRUFF)
Locality
Stipelmans mine, Rossing, Namibia
Tagged
phosphate , REE mineral

A locality specimen of cerium phosphate showing a crystalline matrix.

Monazite-(Ce)

Formula
CePO4 
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Crystal Habit
Crystalline - Fine, Twinning Common 
Cleavage
Distinct, Indistinct, None 
Luster
Adamantine - Resinous 
Color
brown, colorless, greenish, gray white, yellow 
Streak
grayish white 
Class
Monoclinic - Prismatic 
Fracture
Conchoidal 
Hardness
5-5.5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Phillips Collection

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