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Hydroxylbastnasite-(La) Mineral Data

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General Hydroxylbastnasite-(La) Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: La(CO3)(OH)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 215.92 gm
   Lanthanum  64.33 %  La   75.45 % La2O3
   Hydrogen    0.47 %  H     4.17 % H2O
   Carbon      5.56 %  C    20.38 % CO2
   Oxygen     29.64 %  O
             ______        ______ 
             100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: La(CO3)(OH)
Help on Environment: Environment: Lower portions of karstic bauxites.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1983
Help on Locality: Locality: Hungary and Yugoslavia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named to conform to the bastnasite goup designations.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Hydroxylbastnasite-(La) + Pronunciation Say HYDROXYLBASTNASITE-(LA)
Help on Synonym: Synonym: Hydroxyl-bastnasite-(La) - Renamed Hydroxylbastnasite-(La) by Mineralogical Record, v39 (2008), p131
  Hydroxylcarbonate-(La)