Lanthanite-(Ce) R230004

Name: Lanthanite-(Ce)
RRUFF ID: R230004
Ideal Chemistry: Ce2(CO3)3·8H2O
Locality: Tynebottom Mine, Cumbria, United Kingdom
Source: Neil Hubbard
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Colorless platy crystals, associated with blue bridgesite-(Ce) (R230003).
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Group: [ Lanthanite (4) ]
RRUFF ID: R230004
Cell Refinement Output: a: 9.011(3) Å    b: 9.582(4)Å    c: 17.051(7)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 1472.2(1.2)Å3    Crystal System: orthorhombic

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