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Cebaite-(Ce) Mineral Data

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General Cebaite-(Ce) Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Ba3Ce2(CO3)5F2
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 1,030.25 gm
   Barium    39.99 %  Ba   44.65 % BaO
   Cerium    27.20 %  Ce   31.86 % Ce2O3
   Carbon     5.83 %  C    21.36 % CO2
   Oxygen    23.29 %  O
   Fluorine   3.69 %  F     3.69 % F
               -   %   F    -1.55 % -O=F2    
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Ba3Ce2(CO3)5F2
Help on Environment: Environment: Fe-Nb rare-earth deposit.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1973
Help on Locality: Locality: East mine, Bayan Obo, Inner Mongolia, China. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named after the composition.
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 81121
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