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Hundholmen, Tysfjord, Nordland, Norway
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|Name:||In allusion to its composition, containing FLUOrine and CERium.|
A rare-earth fluoride, divided into two species depending on the dominant cation (Ce, La). The Nd-dominant species has not been found in Nature yet.
Classification of Fluocerite
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Other Names for Fluocerite
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References for Fluocerite
Allen and Comstock (1880) American Journal of Science: 19: 390.
Palache, Charles, Harry Berman & Clifford Frondel (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: 48.
Internet Links for Fluocerite
Localities for Fluocerite
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(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.
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Locality Updated: Providence meteorite, Trimble County, Kentucky, USAFrom Lon Clay Hill, 24th Oct 2014 01:37:05