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Allanite-(Ce) from
Långban, Filipstad, Värmland, Sweden

Mineral Species
Species:Allanite-(Ce)
Formula:{CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Description
Comments:As small black prismatic crystals in garnet skarn.
Habit:Prismatic crystals
Colour:Black
Quality of samples:Poor for species, only of interest for locality collectors. (#)
Rarity at site:Rare
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Nysten, P., Holtstam, D. and Jonsson, E. (1999) The Långban minerals. In Långban - The mines,their minerals, geology and explorers (D. Holtstam and J. Langhof, eds.), Swedish Museum of Natural History and Raster Förlag, Stockholm & Chr. Weise Verlag, Munich, pp. 89-183. ; K:Gatedal.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Allanite-(Ce) data
Locality Data:Click here to view Långban, Filipstad, Värmland, Sweden
Nearest other occurrences of Allanite-(Ce)
8.2km (5.1 miles) A Harstigen Mine, Pajsberg, Persberg district, Filipstad, Värmland, Sweden
13.7km (8.5 miles) B Gåsgruvan Quarry, Persberg district, Filipstad, Värmland, Sweden
91.2km (56.7 miles) C Malmkärra Mine, Norberg, Västmanland, Sweden
97.0km (60.3 miles) D Södra Hackspikgruvan, Smörberg ore field, Norberg, Västmanland, Sweden
116.2km (72.2 miles) E Finnbo (Finbo), Falun, Dalarna, Sweden
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