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Hydroxylbastnasite-(Ce) Mineral Data

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General Hydroxylbastnasite-(Ce) Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Ce(CO3)(OH)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 217.13 gm
   Cerium    64.53 %  Ce   75.58 % Ce2O3
   Hydrogen   0.46 %  H     4.15 % H2O
   Carbon     5.53 %  C    20.27 % CO2
   Oxygen    29.47 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Ce(CO3)(OH)
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1964
Help on Locality: Locality: Unspecified Russian locality. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named as the hydroxyl analog of bastnasite-(Ce).
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Hydroxylbastnasite-(Ce) + Pronunciation Say HYDROXYLBASTNASITE-(CE)
Help on Synonym: Synonym: Hydroxyl-bastnasite-(Ce) - Renamed Hydroxylbastnasite-(Ce) by Mineralogical Record, v39 (2008), p131