Synchysite-(Y) R060984

Name: Synchysite-(Y)
RRUFF ID: R060984
Ideal Chemistry: CaY(CO3)2F
Locality: Scrub Oaks mine, near Dover, Morris County, New Jersey, USA
Source: Michael Scott S101046 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Brownish-red earthy blebs associated with quartz and magnetite
Status: The identification of this mineral is not yet confirmed.
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R060984
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
REFERENCES for Synchysite-(Y)

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]

Smith W L, Stone J, Riska D D, Levine H (1955) Doverite, a new yttrium mineral, Science, 122, 31-31

Smith W L, Stone J, Ross D R, Levine H (1960) Doverite, a possible new yttrium fluocarbonate from Dover, Morris County, New Jersey, American Mineralogist, 45, 92-98   [view file]

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

Nickel E H, Mandarino J A (1987) Procedures involving the IMA Commission on New Minerals and Mineral Names and guidelines on mineral nomenclature, American Mineralogist, 72, 1031-1042   [view file]