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Mineral: Ferriallanite-(Ce): CaCe(Fe+++,Fe++,Al)3[SiO4][Si2O7]O(OH)  
Kainosite-(Y): Ca2(Y,Ce)2Si4O12(CO3)ยท(H2O)
Comments: Short prismatic black crystals of ferriallanite-(Ce) in white slightly weathered kainosite-(Y). Orange prisms are zircons of the first generation. Fragment of the holotype specimen.
Location: Neprimetnyi pegmatite, Mount Ulyn Khuren, Khaldzan Buragtag Massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia.
Scale: Crystal Size 2 mm.
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