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Hydroxylbastnasite-(Nd) Mineral Data

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General Hydroxylbastnasite-(Nd) Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Nd(CO3)(OH)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 221.26 gm
   Hydrogen    0.46 %  H     4.07 % H2O
   Carbon      5.43 %  C    19.89 % CO2
   Neodymium  65.19 %  Nd   76.04 % Nd2O3
   Oxygen     28.92 %  O
             ______        ______ 
             100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Nd(CO3)(OH)
Help on Environment: Environment: Red karstic bauxites.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1985
Help on Locality: Locality: Niksic, Montenegro, Yugoslavia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named as Nd end member in the hydroxylbastnasite series.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Hydroxylbastnasite-(Nd) + Pronunciation Say HYDROXYLBASTNASITE-(ND)
Help on Synonym: Synonym: Hydroxyl-bastnasite-(Nd) - Renamed Hydroxylbastnasite-(Nd) by Mineralogical Record, v39 (2008), p131
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