Bridgesite-(Ce) R230003

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Name: Bridgesite-(Ce)
RRUFF ID: R230003
Ideal Chemistry: CaCe2Cu6(SO4)4(OH)12·8H2O
Locality: Tynebottom Mine, Cumbria, United Kingdom
Source: Neil Hubbard
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Translucent blue crystals with a lath-like to acicular habit, aggregated into thin crusts, associated with colorless platy lanthanite-(Ce) (R230004).
Status: unconfirmed
Mineral Group: [ Not in a structural group (133) ]
REFERENCES for Bridgesite-(Ce)

Miyawaki R, Hatert F, Pasero M, Mills S J (2019) IMA Commission on New Minerals, Nomenclature and Classification (CNMNC) Newsletter 52. New minerals and nomenclature modifications approved in 2019, Mineralogical Magazine, 83, 887-893   [view file]

Rumsey M S, Hawthorne F C, Spratt J, Najorka J, Montgomery W (2022) Bridgesite-(Ce), a new rare earth element sulfate, with a unique crystal structure, from Tynebottom Mine, Cumbria, United Kingdom, Mineralogical Magazine, 86, 570-576