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Fluocerite-(Ce) Mineral Data

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General Fluocerite-(Ce) Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: (Ce,La)F3
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 196.99 gm
   Lanthanum   7.05 %  La    8.27 % La2O3
   Cerium     64.02 %  Ce   74.98 % Ce2O3
   Fluorine   28.93 %  F    28.93 % F
                -   %   F   -12.18 % -O=F2    
             ______        ______ 
             100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Ce0.9La0.1F3
Help on Environment: Environment: Granitic rocks.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1845
Help on Locality: Locality: Falun and Osterby, Sweden. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named after its chemical composition containing fluorine (Latin, fluere = "to flow") and cerium (Named after the asteroid Ceres).
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Fluocerite-(Ce) + Pronunciation Say FLUOCERITE-(CE)
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 4
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