Monazite-(Ce) R060925



Name: Monazite-(Ce)
RRUFF ID: R060925
Ideal Chemistry: Ce(PO4)
Locality: Siglo Veinte mine, Llallagua, Bustillos Province, Potosi Department, Bolivia
Source: Alfredo Petrov [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Pale peach semi-transparent crystals associated with quartz
Status: The identification of this mineral is confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis.
Mineral Group: [ Monazite (11) ]
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CHEMISTRY 
RRUFF ID: R060925.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: (Ce0.52La0.21Nd0.19Y0.06Ca0.01Th0.01)Σ=1P1.00O4 ; = light phase, and dark phase = (Ce0.49La0.21Nd0.20Y0.07Ca0.02Th0.02)Σ=1P1.00O4
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
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RRUFF ID: R060925
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R060925.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 6.772(3)Å    b: 6.995(3)Å    c: 6.451(2)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 103.42(3)°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 297.33(6)Å3    Crystal System: monoclinic
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