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Salmchâteau, Vielsalm, Stavelot Massif, Luxembourg Province, Belgium
|Name:||After Dr. W. Florence, who made a preliminary chemical examination of the mineral.|
|Florencite-(Ce), Florencite-(La), Florencite-(Nd)|
The original name given to the cerium-dominant member of what is now a group of related phosphates and arsenates.
Classification of Florencite
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Other Names for Florencite
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References for Florencite
Hussak and Prior (1900) Mineralogical Magazine: 12: 244.
Larsen, E.S. (1921) The Microscopic Determination of the Nonopaque Minerals, First edition, USGS Bulletin 679: 76.
Ramdohr and Thilo (1940) Zentralblatt Mineralien: 1 (as Stiepelmannite).
Ygberg (1945) Arkiv för Kemi, Mineralogi och Geologi, Stockholm: 20: 13.
Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II. John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York, 7th edition, revised and enlarged, 1124 pp.: 838-839.
Internet Links for Florencite
Localities for Florencite
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Locality Updated: Woodsboro, Frederick Co., Maryland, USAFrom Bill Cordua, 13th Dec 2013 02:30:58