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Huanghoite-(Ce) Mineral Data

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General Huanghoite-(Ce) Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: BaCe(CO3)2F
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 416.46 gm
   Barium    32.97 %  Ba   36.82 % BaO
   Cerium    33.64 %  Ce   39.41 % Ce2O3
   Carbon     5.77 %  C    21.14 % CO2
   Oxygen    23.05 %  O
   Fluorine   4.56 %  F     4.56 % F
               -   %   F    -1.92 % -O=F2    
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: BaCe(CO3)2F
Help on Environment: Environment: Hydrothermal veins associated with rare-earth-bearing carbonatite deposits in alkaline igneous complexes.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1961
Help on Locality: Locality: Bayan Obo Fe-Nb-REE deposit, 130 km north of Baotou, Inner Mongolia, China. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Huang Ho (Yellow River), China, 150 km south of the Bayan Obo deposit, China, where the first specimens were collected.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Huanghoite-(Ce) + Pronunciation Say HUANGHOITE-(CE)
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 74178
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