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Zhonghuacerite-(Ce) Mineral Data

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General Zhonghuacerite-(Ce) Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Ba2Ce(CO3)3F
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 613.84 gm
   Barium     44.74 %  Ba   49.96 % BaO
   Lanthanum   6.79 %  La    7.96 % La2O3
   Cerium     13.70 %  Ce   16.04 % Ce2O3
   Carbon      5.87 %  C    21.51 % CO2
   Neodymium   2.35 %  Nd    2.74 % Nd2O3
   Oxygen     23.46 %  O
   Fluorine    3.09 %  F     3.09 % F
                -   %   F    -1.30 % -O=F2    
             ______        ______ 
             100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Ba2Ce0.6La0.3Nd0.1(CO3)3F
Help on Environment: Environment: Metamorphosed dolomite.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1981
Help on Locality: Locality: Bayan Obo iron mine, Baotou (Paotow), Inner Mongolia, China. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named in Chinese for "a cerium mineral from China".
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Zhonghuacerite-(Ce) + Pronunciation Say ZHONGHUACERITE-(CE)
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 41288
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