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(CE LA)(CO3)F [1 record]

Record 1 2012-01-30

English

Subject field(s)
  • Mineralogy
Universal entry(ies)
(Ce,La)(CO3)F
formula, see observation
(La,Ce)(CO3)F
formula, see observation
DEF

A greasy, wax-yellow to reddish-brown weakly radioactive mineral, ..., most commonly found in contact zones, less often in pegmatites ...

CONT

The most important products of carbonatites are phosphorus (from apatite), niobium (pyrochlore) and rare-earth elements (monazite, bastnäsite).

OBS

Named from Bastnäs Mine, Sweden.

OBS

Chemical formula: (Ce,La)(CO3F or (La,Ce)(CO3F

French

Domaine(s)
  • Minéralogie
Entrée(s) universelle(s)
(Ce,La)(CO3)F
formula, see observation
(La,Ce)(CO3)F
formula, see observation
DEF

Minéral (carbonate) des terres rares cériques du système cristallin hexagonal.

CONT

Bastnäsite. Ce minéral est un fluorocarbonate de cérium qui cristallise dans le système rhomboédrique. Il se présente sous forme d'amas compacts ou de cristaux tabulaires de couleur jaune cire ou brun rougeâtre. Leur éclat est vitreux. C'est le principal minerai de cérium [...]

OBS

Étymologie : de la localité suédoise de Bastnaes.

OBS

Formule chimique : (Ce,La)(CO3F ou (La,Ce)(CO3)F

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Mineralogía
Entrada(s) universal(es)
(Ce,La)(CO3)F
formula, see observation
(La,Ce)(CO3)F
formula, see observation
DEF

Fluocarbonato de cerio y lantano, de color amarillento.

CONT

Los físicos han descubierto plutonio 244 natural en una muestra de bastnaesita procedente de rocas precámbricas de California. Ese hallazgo parece indicar que los orígenes de la Tierra se remontan a 5000 millones de años.

OBS

Fórmula química: (Ce,La)(CO3F o (La,Ce)(CO3)F

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