Bastnäsite-(La) R070142

Name: Bastnäsite-(La)
RRUFF ID: R070142
Ideal Chemistry: La(CO3)F
Locality: Mochalin Log, Kyshtym, Chelyabinsk Oblast', Urals Region, Russia
Source: Michael Scott S105765 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Vitreous yellow massive component of a nodule, associated with belovite-(Ce), R070163
Status: The identification of this mineral is confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis.
Mineral Group: [ Bastnasite (7) ]
RRUFF ID: R070142.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: (La0.53Ce0.44Nd0.03)Σ=1CO3F1.00
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample; 785 spectrum is overwhelmed by fluorescence

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RRUFF ID: R070142
Sample Description: Unoriented sample; 785 spectrum is overwhelmed by fluorescence
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R070142.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 7.1510(7)Å    b: 7.1510(7)Å    c: 9.799(1)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 120°   Volume: 433.88(9)Å3    Crystal System: hexagonal
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Calculated diffraction file.

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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Bastnäsite-(La)

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

Anthony J W, Bideaux R A, Bladh K W, and Nichols M C (1990) Handbook of Mineralogy, Mineral Data Publishing, Tucson Arizona, USA, by permission of the Mineralogical Society of America. [view file]

Oftedal I (1931) Zur kristallstruktur von bastnäsit (Ce,La--)FCO3, Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, 78, 462-469   [view file]

Fleischer M (1954) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 39, 402-408   [view file]

Levinson A A (1966) A system of nomenclature for rare-earth minerals, American Mineralogist, 51, 152-158   [view file]

Černý P, Černá I (1972) Bastnaesite after allanite from Rough Rock Lake, Ontario, The Canadian Mineralogist, 11, 541-543   [view file]

Frost R L, Dickfos M J (2007) Raman spectroscopy of halogen-containing carbonates, Journal of Raman Spectroscopy, 38, 1516-1522

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]

Shivaramaiah R, Anderko A, Riman R E, Navrotsky A (2016) Thermodynamics of bastnaesite: A major rare earth ore mineral, American Mineralogist, 101, 1129-1134

Nikolenko A M, Stepanov K M, Roddatis V, Veksler I V (2022) Crystallization of bastnäsite and burbankite from carbonatite melt in the system La(CO3)F-CaCO3-Na2CO3 at 100 MPa, American Mineralogist, 107, 2242-2250