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Monazite-(Ce) from
Aris Quarries (Ariskop Quarry; Railway Quarry), Aris, Windhoek District, Khomas Region, Namibia

Comments:Spindle-shaped, yellowish. Also as tiny whitish star-shaped aggregates perched on tuperssuatsiaite needles.
Quality of samples:not specified / average specimens
Validity:Believed Valid
References:Bezing, L. von, Bode, R. & Jahn, S. (2008): Namibia Minerals and Localities. Edition Schloss Freudenstein, Bode Verlag GmbH, Haltern: 656 (in English).

Uwe Kolitsch (powder X-ray diffraction + SEM-EDS); [http://www.koeln.netsurf.de/~w.steffens/aris.htm].
Mineral Data:Click here to view Monazite-(Ce) data
Locality Data:Click here to view Aris Quarries (Ariskop Quarry; Railway Quarry), Aris, Windhoek District, Khomas Region, Namibia
Nearest other occurrences of Monazite-(Ce)
194.3km (120.7 miles) Erongo Mountain, Erongo Region, Namibia
199.8km (124.1 miles) Bergsig Farm 167 (Hohenstein), Omaruru District, Erongo Region, Namibia
207.7km (129.0 miles) Eureka Farm 99, Usakos, Karibib District, Erongo Region, Namibia
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Updated Mineral Entry: GirditeFrom Uwe Kolitsch, 25th Oct 2014 18:21:21