Ancylite-(Ce) R060218

Name: Ancylite-(Ce)
RRUFF ID: R060218
Ideal Chemistry: CeSr(CO3)2(OH)·H2O
Locality: Mont Saint-Hilaire, Rouville County, Quebec, Canada
Source: Royal Ontario Museum M40089 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Pale pink prismatic crystals
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
Mineral Group: [ Ancylite (6) ]
RRUFF ID: R060218.2
Sample Description: Microprobe fragment
Measured Chemistry: (Ce0.40(La,Pr)0.23Ca0.18Nd0.10Sr0.09)Σ=1CO3((OH)0.67(H2O)0.27F0.06)Σ=1
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R060218
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R060218.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 4.992(3)Å    b: 8.479(4)Å    c: 7.247(4)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 306.74(15)Å3    Crystal System: orthorhombic
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REFERENCES for Ancylite-(Ce)

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

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