Fluorbritholite-(Ce) R070412



Name: Fluorbritholite-(Ce)
RRUFF ID: R070412
Ideal Chemistry: (Ce,Ca)5(SiO4)3F
Locality: Lakarp, Norra Kärr, Gränna, Jönköping, Småland, Sweden
Source: Michael Scott S105556 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Dark brown crystals embedded in massive enstatite matrix
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed only by chemical analysis
Mineral Group: [ Apatite (55) ]
CHEMISTRY 
RRUFF ID: R070412
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: (Ce1.31La0.76Nd0.41Pr0.12Y0.08Sm0.06Gd0.05Dy0.02Eu0.01Ca1.90Sr0.03Th0.03)Σ=4.78(Si2.48P0.50)Σ=2.98O12(F0.68OH0.45)Σ=1.13
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample; 785 spectrum is overwhelmed by fluorescence
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RRUFF ID: R070412
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample; 785 spectrum is overwhelmed by fluorescence
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
REFERENCES for Fluorbritholite-(Ce)

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

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Jambor J L, Kovalenker V A, Roberts A C (1996) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 81, 1013-1017   [view file]

Oberti R, Ottolini L, della Ventura G, Parodi G C (2001) On the symmetry and crystal chemistry of britholite: new structural and microanalytical data, American Mineralogist, 86, 1066-1075   [view file]

Holtstam D, Andersson U B (2007) The REE minerals of the Bastnäs-type deposits, south-central Sweden, The Canadian Mineralogist, 45, 1073-1114   [view file]

Pasero M, Kampf A R, Ferraris C, Pekov I V, Rakovan J R, White T J (2010) Nomenclature of the apatite supergroup minerals, European Journal of Mineralogy, 22, 163-179   [view file]

Giebel R J, Gauert C D K, Marks M A W, Costin G, Markl G (2017) Multi-stage formation of REE minerals in the Palabora Carbonatite Complex, South Africa, American Mineralogist, 102, 1218-1233