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Synonym of:Lanthanite-(Ce), Lanthanite-(La), Lanthanite-(Nd)
This page provides mineralogical data about Lanthanite.

Classification of Lanthanite

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Other Names for Lanthanite

Carbonate of CeriumCrystallised Carbonate of LanthanumHydrocerite (of Hartmann)HydrolanthaniteHydrolanthite
Other Languages:
Cérium carbonaté
Kohlensaures Cereroxydul
Kohlensaures Ceroxydul
Swedish:Kolysrad Ceroxidul

Other Information

Health Warning:No information on health risks for this material has been entered into the database. You should always treat mineral specimens with care.

References for Lanthanite

Reference List:

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Berzelius (1825) Zeitschrift für Min.: 2: 209 (as Kohlensaures Cereroxydul).

Berzelius (1824) Svenska Vetenskapsakademien, Stockholm, Handlingar: 134 (as Kohlensaures Cereroxydul).

Hisinger, W. (1826) Versuch einer mineralogischen Geographie von Schweden. Translated by F. Wöhler. Leipzig: 144 (as Kohlensaures Ceroxydul).

Dana, J.D. (1837) System of Mineralogy, 1st. edition, New Haven: 206 (as Carbonate of Cerium).

Beudant, F.S. (1832), Trailé élémentaire de Minéralogie, second edition, 2 volumes: 2: 354 (Carbocérine).

Hartman (1843) Min.: 2: 816 (as Hydrocerit).

Dufrénoy, A. (1845) Traité de minéralogie, Vol. 2: 377 (as Cérium carbonaté).

Haidinger, Wm. (1845a) Handbuch der bestimmenden Mineralogie. Vienna: 500 (as Lanthanit).

Glocker, E.F. (1847) Generum et specierum mineralien secundum ordines naturals digestorum synopsis. Halle: 248 (as Hydrolanthanite).

Blake (1853) American Journal of Science: 16: 228 (as Crystallized Carbonate of Lanthanum).

Smith (1854) American Journal of Science: 18: 378.

Genth (1857) American Journal of Science: 23: 425.

von Lang (1863) Philosophical Magazine and Journal of Science: 25: 43.

Flink (1910) Arkiv för Kemi, Mineralogi och Geologi, Stockholm: 3: 165.

Lindström (1910) Geologiska Föeningens I Stockholm. Förhandlinger, Stockholm: 32: 214.

Goldschmidt, V. (1913) Atlas der Krystallformen. 9 volumes, atlas, and text, vol. 5: 119.

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: Halides, Nitrates, Borates, Carbonates, Sulfates, Phosphates, Arsenates, Tungstates, Molybdates, Etc. John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York, 7th edition, revised and enlarged: 241-243.

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  • Localities for Lanthanite

    The map shows a selection of localities that have latitude and longitude coordinates recorded. Click on the symbol to view information about a locality. The symbol next to localities in the list can be used to jump to that position on the map.
    (TL) indicates type locality. ? indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. All other localities listed without reference should be considered as uncertain and unproven until references can be found.
    • Carinthia
      • Klagenfurt
        • Kreuzbergl massif
          • Falkenberg
    [Lanthanite-(La)] G. Niedermayr, I. Praetzel: Mineralien Kärntens, 1995
    • Minas Gerais
      • Poços de Caldas alkaline complex
        • Poços de Caldas
    [Lanthanite-(Nd)] Waber (1991)
    • Paraná
    [Lanthanite-(La)] Rocks& Min. (Jan.2000)
        • Bacacheri
    [Lanthanite-(La)] Type Mineralogy of Brazil, Daniel Atencio
    • São Paulo
    [Lanthanite-(La)] Type Mineralogy of Brazil, Daniel Atencio
    • Northwest Territories
      • Mackenzie District
        • Blachford Lake alkaline complex
    [Lanthanite-(Ce)] SHEARD, E.R., WILLIAMS-JONES, A.E., HEILIGMANN, M., PEDERSON, C. AND TRUEMAN, D.L. (2012) Controls on the concentration of zirconium, niobium, and the rare earth elements in the Thor Lake rare metal deposit, Northwest Territories, Canada. Economic Geology, 107(1), 81-104.
    [Lanthanite-(Ce)] Sheard, E.R. (2010); SHEARD, E.R., WILLIAMS-JONES, A.E., HEILIGMANN, M., PEDERSON, C. AND TRUEMAN, D.L. (2012) Controls on the concentration of zirconium, niobium, and the rare earth elements in the Thor Lake rare metal deposit, Northwest Territories, Canada. Economic Geology, 107(1), 81-104.
    • Ontario
      • Haliburton Co.
        • Cardiff Township
          • Tripp Mine (Nu-Age Mine)
    [Lanthanite-(La)] Pavel Kartashov analytical data 2011, Reiner Mielke specimens
    • Québec
      • Montérégie
        • La Vallée-du-Richelieu RCM
          • Mont Saint-Hilaire
    [Lanthanite-(Ce)] HORVÁTH, L. & PFENNINGER-HORVÁTH, E. (2000) I minerali di Mont-Saint-Hilaire (Québec, Canada) Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, XXIV, 140-202 (in Italian with English summary).
    • Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region
      • Baotou League (Baotou Prefecture)
        • Bayan Obo Mining District
          • Bayan Obo
    [Lanthanite-(Ce)] Zhang Peishan, Yang Zhuming, Tao Kejie, and Yang Xueming (1996): "Mineralogy and Geology of Rare Earths in China", Science Press (Beijing), 226 pp.
    • Languedoc-Roussillon
      • Pyrénées-Orientales
        • Mosset
    [Lanthanite-(Ce)] Remy, P., Gatel, P., Meisser, N. (2014): Indice à terres rares de Mosset (Pyrénées-Orientales). Le Cahier des Micromonteurs, 1-2014, 3-17.
    • Saxony-Anhalt
      • Harz
        • Harzgerode mining district
          • Straßberg
    [Lanthanite-(Ce)] Gröbner, J., Hajek, W., Junker, R. & Nikoleizig, J. (2011): Neue Mineralschätze des Harzes. Papierflieger Verlag GmbH, Clausthal-Zellerfeld, Germany, 127 pp.
    • Qeqqata
      • Maniitsoq (Sukkertoppen)
    Petersen, O. V. and Secher, K. (1993): The minerals of Greenland, The Mineralogical Record, Vol. 24(2), 1-65
    • Kyushu Region
      • Saga Prefecture
        • Karatsu City (Higashi-Matsuura-gun)
          • Hizen-cho
    [Lanthanite-(Nd)] American Mineralogist: 71(7-8): 1028-1033.
    [Lanthanite-(Nd)] Miyawaki R, Matsubara S, Yokoyama K, Iwano S, Hamasaki K, Yukinori I (2003) Kozoite-(La), La(CO3)(OH), a new mineral from Mitsukoshi, Hizen-cho, Saga Prefecture, Japan. Journal of Mineralogical and Petrological Sciences 98, 137-141
    [Lanthanite-(La)] Miyawaki, R., Matsubara, S., Yokoyama, K., Takeuchi, K., Terada, Y., & Nakai, I. (2000). Kozoite-(Nd), Nd (CO3)(OH), a new mineral in an alkali olivine basalt from Hizen-cho, Saga Prefecture, Japan. American Mineralogist, 85(7-8), 1076-1081.
    • Fianarantsoa Province
      • Amoron'i Mania Region
        • Ambositra District
          • Manandriana Commune
    Behier, J. (1960): Contribution á la mineralogie de Madagascar. Annales Géologiques de Madagascar XXIX, Tananarive, p 18
    New Zealand
    • North Island
      • Waikato
        • Thames-Coromandel
          • Whitianga
    [Lanthanite-(Nd)] Graham, I.T., Pogson, R.E.,Colchester, D.M., Hergt, J. Martin, R. & Williams, P.A. (2007): Pink Lanthanite-(Nd) from Whitianga Quarry, Coromandel Peninsula, New Zealand. Canadian Mineralogist. 45: 1389-1396
    • Aust-Agder
      • Evje og Hornnes
    [Lanthanite-(Nd)] Husdal, T. (2009): Ancylittmineraler i Norge. Norsk Bergverksmuseum Skrift 41, 33 - 42
    • Buskerud
      • Lier
    [Lanthanite-(La)] Nordrum, F. S. (2007): Nyfunn av mineraler i Norge 2006-2007. STEIN 34 (2), 14-26
    • Østfold
      • Hobøl
        • Mjærum
    Sæbø, P.Chr. (1961): Contribution to the mineralogy of Norway. No.11. On lanthanite in Norway. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift. 41: 311-317
    • Vestfold
      • Holmestrand
    [Lanthanite-(Ce)] Larsen, A. O. (1994): Drusemineraler fra Solumsåsen pukkverk, Holmestrand. STEIN 21 (2), 136-141
    • Harghita Co.
      • Ditrău (Ditró)
    [Lanthanite-(Ce)] Szakáll, S. & Kristály, F., Eds. (2010): Mineralogy of Székelyland, Eastern Transylvania, Romania. Csík County Nature and Conservation Society, Miercurea-Ciuc, Romania, 321 pp.
    • Far-Eastern Region
      • Primorskiy Kray
        • Khanka Lake
    [Lanthanite-(Nd)] V.V. Seredin data
    • Uppland
      • Vaxholm
        • Resarö
    • Västmanland
      • Skinnskatteberg
        • Riddarhyttan
    [Lanthanite-(Ce)] Öhman, L. , Nysten, P. and Langhof, J. (2004): Famous mineral localities: the Bastnäs mines - Riddarhyttan ore field, Bergslagen district, Västmanland, Sweden. The Mineralogical Record, 35 (3):187-200
    [Lanthanite-(Ce)] No reference listed
    • Wales
      • Gwynedd (Caernarvonshire)
        • Mt Snowdon
    [Lanthanite-(Ce)] Amer.Min.(1985) 70, 411-413
    • Colorado
      • El Paso Co.
    [Lanthanite-(La)] "Minerals of Colorado, updated & revised", p. 14, by Eckel, Edwin B., 1997
    • Connecticut
      • Middlesex Co.
        • East Hampton (Chatham)
          • Airline Railroad
    Schooner, Richard. (1958): The Mineralogy of the Portland-East Hampton-Middletown-Haddam Area in Connecticut (With a few notes on Glastonbury and Marlborough).
    • Georgia
      • Cherokee Co.
        • Canton
    Minerals of Georgia: Their properties and occurrences. Robert Cook GGWRD Bull 92
    • Montana
      • Hill Co.
        • Bearpaw Mts
          • Big Sandy Creek
    American Mineralogist: 38: 1169-1183
    New Data on Minerals (2004): 39: 50-64
    • New York
      • Essex Co.
        • Crown Point Township
    Jensen (1978) Minerals of New York State
        • Mineville District
          • Moriah Township
    [Lanthanite-(La)] Dana 6: 767; 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: 242.
    • Pennsylvania
      • Lehigh Co.
    [Lanthanite-(La)] 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: 242.
        • Upper Saucon Township
          • Saucon Valley
            • Friedensville
    [Lanthanite-(La)] Rocks & Minerals: 6: 26; Rocks & Minerals: 10: 33-36, 58.
    • Texas
      • Llano Co.
        • Bluffton
    Handbook of Mineralogy - Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols; Hess, F. L. 1908. Minerals of the rare-earth metals at Baringer Hill, Llano County, Texas. U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 340. 286-294.
    • Vermont
      • Windham Co.
    [Lanthanite-(Ce)] J. Swarts collection
    [Lanthanite-(Ce)] Johannes Swarts collection
    • Lai Chau Province
      • Phong Tho District
        • Mt Fansipan
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