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Synchysite-(Ce)

#39019

Synchysite-(Ce)

#39019
Availability
Sold
Size
5.5 x 4 x 2 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
CaCe(CO3)2F (RRUFF)
Locality
Monte Cervandone, Ossola Valley, Piedmont, Italy
Tagged
carbonate , REE mineral

An orange prismatic, pseudo-hexagonal (monoclinic) crystal to 2mm. It originated with Mike Groben, a systematic collector, who routinely placed his white painted/inked catalog number and name on the specimen as shown.

Synchysite-(Ce)

Formula
CaCe(CO3)2
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Crystal Habit
Pseudo Rhombohedral 
Cleavage
Indistinct, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous - Greasy 
Color
brown, gray, grayish yellow, orange 
Streak
white 
Class
Monoclinic - Prismatic 
Fracture
Brittle - Splintery 
Hardness
4.5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

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