Synchysite-(Ce) R060210

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Name: Synchysite-(Ce)
RRUFF ID: R060210
Ideal Chemistry: CaCe(CO3)2F
Locality: Mont Saint-Hilaire, Rouville County, Quebec, Canada
Source: Royal Ontario Museum M42336 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Yellowish-brown thin pseudohexagonal tablets
Status: The identification of this mineral is confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis.
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RRUFF ID: R060210.2
Sample Description: Microprobe fragment
Measured Chemistry: Ca1.00(Ce0.55(La,Pr)0.28Nd0.15Y0.02)(CO3)2F1.00
Sample Description: Unoriented sample; 785 spectrum overwhelmed by fluorescence

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RRUFF ID: R060210
Sample Description: Unoriented sample; 785 spectrum overwhelmed by fluorescence
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 10% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R060210.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 12.330(5)Å    b: 7.110(2)Å    c: 18.758(8)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 102.70(2)°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 1604.1(10)Å3    Crystal System: monoclinic
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REFERENCES for Synchysite-(Ce)

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

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