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Rontgenite-(Ce) Mineral Data

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General Rontgenite-(Ce) Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Ca2(Ce,La)3(CO3)5F3
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 856.64 gm
   Calcium     9.36 %  Ca   13.09 % CaO
   Lanthanum  12.16 %  La   14.26 % La2O3
   Cerium     36.80 %  Ce   43.11 % Ce2O3
   Carbon      7.01 %  C    25.69 % CO2
   Oxygen     28.02 %  O
   Fluorine    6.65 %  F     6.65 % F
                -   %   F    -2.80 % -O=F2    
             ______        ______ 
             100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Ca2Ce2.25La0.75(CO3)5F3
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1953
Help on Locality: Locality: Narssarssuk, Greenland. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for William Conrad von Rontgen (1845-1923), German physicist and discoverer of X-rays.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Rontgenite-(Ce) + Pronunciation Say RONTGENITE-(CE)