Britholite-(Ce) R130281

Name: Britholite-(Ce)
RRUFF ID: R130281
Ideal Chemistry: (Ce,Ca)5(SiO4)3(OH)
Locality: Oka complex, Oka, Deux-Montagnes RCM, Laurentides, Qu├ębec, Canada
Source: Rock Currier [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Adamantine yellow-brown massive crystals, associated with phlogopite
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed only by single crystal X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Group: [ Apatite (55) ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample, 780nm spectrum is overwhelmed by fluorescence

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RRUFF ID: R130281
Sample Description: Unoriented sample, 780nm spectrum is overwhelmed by fluorescence
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R130281.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 9.402(1)Å    b: 9.4024(9)_Å    c: 6.9005(7)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 119.992(5)°   Volume: 528.32(9)Å3    Crystal System: monoclinic
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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Britholite-(Ce)

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

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Vilalva F C J, Vlach S R F, Simonetti A (2013) Nacareniobsite-(Ce) and britholite-(Ce) in peralkaline granites from the Morro Redondo Complex, Graciosa Province, Southern Brazil: Occurrence and compositional data, The Canadian Mineralogist, 51, 313-332

Karup-Møller S, Rose-Hansen J (2017) Alteration of steenstrupine-(Ce) from the Ilímaussaq alkaline complex, South Greenland, European Journal of Mineralogy, 29, 871-887