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Parisite-(Ce) with Fluorite

#PD39204

Parisite-(Ce) with Fluorite

#PD39204
Availability
Sold
Size
7.5 x 4 x 4 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
CaCe2(CO3)3F2 (RRUFF)
Locality
Snowbird mine, Lola Pass, Mineral Co., Montana, United States
Tagged
carbonate , REE mineral

Brown odd-shaped Parisite crystals to 7mm in feldspar with purple Fluorite and maybe some Gersdorffite with green alterations.

Parisite-(Ce)

Formula
CaCe2(CO3)3F2 
Crystal System
Trigonal 
Crystal Habit
Acicular, Striated, Prismatic 
Cleavage
Distinct, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous - Greasy 
Color
brown, brownish yellow, grayish yellow, yellow 
Streak
white 
Class
Trigonal - Pyramidal 
Fracture
Brittle 
Hardness
4.5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Phillips Collection

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