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Fluocerite-(Ce)
Hundholmen, Tysfjord, Nordland, Norway
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Name:In allusion to its composition, containing FLUOrine and CERium.
Synonym of:Fluocerite-(Ce), Fluocerite-(La)


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

Synonyms:
FluocerineTysonite
Other Languages:
German:Fluocerit
Spanish:Fluocerita

Other Information

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References for Fluocerite

Reference List:

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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.

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  • Localities for Fluocerite

    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.
    Australia
     
    • South Australia
      • Flinders Ranges
        • North Flinders Ranges
          • Mt Babbage area (Inlier)
    [Fluocerite-(Ce)] Wulser PA et al. U-Th-REE mobility in and around the Mt Painter & Mt Babbage inliers, Northern Flinders Ranges, South Australia. 2005, Abstracts Geol. Soc. Austra. Vol.78
    • Western Australia
      • East Pilbara Shire
        • Shaw River District
    Pegmatites of Western Australia; M Jacobson, M Calderwood, B Grguric; Hesperian Press, Perth 2007
    Brazil
     
    • Amazonas
      • Presidente Figueiredo
        • Pitinga mine
    [Fluocerite-(Ce)] A. C. Bastos Neto, V. P. Pereira, L. H. Ronchi, E. F. de Lima and J. C. Frantz (2009): The world-class Sn, Nb, Ta, F (Y, REE, Li) deposit and the massive cryolite associated with the albite-enriched facies of the Madeira A-type granite, Pitinga mining district, Amazonas State, Brazil. Canadian Mineralogist 47, 1329-1357.; Horbe, A. M. C., & da Costa, M. L. (1999). Geochemical evolution of a lateritic Sn–Zr–Th–Nb–Y–REE-bearing ore body derived from apogranite: the case of Pitinga, Amazonas—Brazil. Journal of Geochemical Exploration, 66(1), 339-351.
    • Minas Gerais
      • Iron Quadrangle
        • Ouro Preto
          • Cachoeira do Campo district
            • Dom Bosco
    [Fluocerite-(Ce)] Hussak and Prior (1900) Mineralogical Magazine: 12: 244.
    Burundi
     
    • Bujumbura Rural Province
    Van Wambeke, L. (1977): The Karonge rare earth deposits, Republic of Burundi: New mineralogical-geochemical data and origin of the mineralization. Mineralium Deposita. 12 (3), 373-380
    Canada
     
    • Québec & Newfoundland and Labrador
    [Fluocerite-(Ce)] Gysi, A. and Williams-Jones A.: (2013) Hydrothermal Mobilization of pegmatite hosted REE and Zr at Strange Lake, Canada; a reaction path model; Geo et Cosm Acta v. 122 p. 324-352
    China
     
    • Hebei Province
      • Zhangjiakou Prefecture
    [Fluocerite-(Ce)] Zhang Peishan, Yang Zhuming, Tao Kejie, and Yang Xueming (1996): "Mineralogy and Geology of Rare Earths in China", Science Press (Beijing), 226 pp.
    [Fluocerite-(Ce)] Zhang Peishan, Yang Zhuming, Tao Kejie, and Yang Xueming (1996): "Mineralogy and Geology of Rare Earths in China", Science Press (Beijing), 226 pp.
    • Sichuan Province
      • Liangshan Autonomous Prefecture
        • Mianning Co.
    Xu Jiuhua, Xie Yuling, Li Jianping, and Hou Zengqian (2001): Progress in Natural Science 11(11), 833-837.
    Czech Republic
     
    • Bohemia (Böhmen; Boehmen)
      • Karlovy Vary Region
        • Lázně Kynžvart (Bad Königswart)
    Černý, P., Veselovský, F.: Pegmatit Bílý kámen (Weisser Stein) u Kynžvartu. Minerál, 2000, roč. 8, č. 1, s. 10-16.
    Finland
     
    • Åland Islands
      • Saltvik
    Lindqvist, K. and Suominen, V. 1988. Cerussite from even-grained rapakivi, Saltvik, Åland Islands, SW Finland. Bull. Geol. Soc. Finland 60 part 1, 75-78
    • Southwestern Finland Region
      • Kemiö Island (Kimito Island)
    [Fluocerite-(Ce)] Ilkka Mikkola collection, XRD and EPMA
      • Pargas (Parainen)
        • Iniö
    [Fluocerite-(Ce)] Chemical analysis (Laht i & Suominen 1988)
    Germany
     
    • Baden-Württemberg
      • Black Forest
        • Wolfach
          • Oberwolfach
            • Rankach valley
    [Fluocerite-(Ce)] Walenta, K. (1992): Die Mineralien des Schwarzwaldes. Chr. Weise Verlag, München, 336 pp. (in German); KOLITSCH, U., GRÖBNER, J. & BAYERL, R. (1995): Die Mineralien der Silber-Antimon-Vererzungen der Grube Clara im Zeitraum 1993 bis 1995. - Erzgräber 9 (2), 61-77. ; KOLITSCH, U. & GÖTZINGER, M. (2000): Einige Neufunde aus der Grube Clara im mittleren Schwarzwald: Eulytin, Namibit, Volborthit, Gearksutit, Spertiniit, Monazit-(La), Protasit, Sainfeldit, Cyanotrichit und Vauquelinit. - Erzgräber 14, 33-47.
    • Saxony
      • Erzgebirge
        • Altenberg
    [Fluocerite-(Ce)] Mineralien-Welt, (2), 17-39.
    Israel
     
    • Negev
      • Makhtesh Ramon area (Ramon crater area)
    Itamar, A. (1993): Hydrothermal alteration of quartz syenite in Shen Ramon, Israel: mineralogy, petrography and economic evaluation. Proc. Quadrenn. IAGOD Symp., 8th, 823-834.
    Japan
     
    • Honshu Island
      • Kinki Region
        • Kyoto Prefecture
          • Kyotango city
            • Ohro (Ōro; Ouro; Ooro)
    Yamada et al (1980), Chigaku Kenkyu: 31: 205-222.
    • Shikoku Island
      • Kochi Prefecture
        • Tosashimizu City
    Teruyoshi Imaoka and Kazuo Nakashima (1994)(1995?) Neues Jahrbuch fuer Mineralogie, H12, 529-539.
    Kazakhstan
     
    • Karagandy Province (Qaragandy Oblysy; Karaganda Oblast')
    Evseev, A. A. (1995) Kazaknstan and Middle Asia. A brief Mineralogical Guide. World of Stone 8:24-30
    [Fluocerite-(La)] American Mineralogist (1984): 69: 566.; Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
    Malawi
     
    Wooley (2001)
    Namibia
     
    • Erongo Region
    [Fluocerite-(Ce)] JAHN, St.; SCHNAITMANN, E.A.; NIEDERMAYR, G. (2010): Spektakuläre Neufunde aus dem Erongo (IV). - MINERALIEN-Welt (5), 60-66.
    Niger
     
    • Agadez Department
      • Aïr Region
        • South Aïr
    Wolley, A.R. (2001): Alkaline Rocks and Carbonatites of the World: Africa.- The Geological Society, London
    Nigeria
     
    • Nassarawa State (Nasarawa State)
    [Fluocerite-(Ce)] Mineralogical Magazine (1983): 47: 41-46.
    Norway
     
    • Aust-Agder
      • Iveland
        • Birkeland
    [Fluocerite-(Ce)] Neumann, H. & Bergstøl, S. (1963): Contributions to the mineralogy of Norway No.17. Cerianite from cleavelandite pegmatite dykes in Iveland. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift 43,247-255
    [Fluocerite-(Ce)] Frigstad, O. F. (1999): Amazonittpegmatitter i Iveland-Evje. Bergverksmuseets Skrift 15: 60-73.
        • Kåbuland
    [Fluocerite-(Ce)] Neumann, H. & Bergstøl, S. (1963): Contributions to the mineralogy of Norway No.17. Cerianite from cleavelandite pegmatite dykes in Iveland. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift 43,247-255 + Neumann (1985, p. 51).
    • Nordland
      • Rana
    Grauch et al. (1994): Høgtuvaite, a new beryllian member of the aenigmatite group fom Norway, with x-ray data on aenigmatite. Canadian Mineralogist. 32: 439-448.
      • Tysfjord
        • Drag
    [Fluocerite-(Ce)] Sverdrup, T.L., Sæbø,P.Chr. & Bryn, K.Ö. (1965): Contribution to the Mineralogy of Norway No. 31. Tysonite (fluocerite), a new mineral for Norway. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift 45: 177-188
    [Fluocerite-(Ce)] Husdal, T. (2008): The minerals of the pegmatites within the Tysfjord granite, northern Norway. Norsk Bergverksmuseum.Skrift 38: 5-28
    [Fluocerite-(Ce)] Neumann, H. (1959): Contributions to the mineralogy of Norway. No. 1. An introduction. Norsk Geologisk Tidskrift. 39, 231-236.
    • Telemark
      • Drangedal
        • Tørdal
    [Fluocerite-(Ce)] Sverdrup, T.L., Sæbø,P.Chr. & Bryn, K.Ö. (1965): Contribution to the Mineralogy of Norway No. 31. Tysonite (fluocerite), a new mineral for Norway. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift 45: 177-188
    [Fluocerite-(Ce)] Larsen, A.O. (1982): Mineralene i Skarsfjell pegmatittbrudd, Tørdal. in Geologisk Museum. Interne notater 1961-1990. Published by Geologisk Museums Venner, Oslo 1991, p 101
    Poland
     
    • Lower Silesia (Dolnośląskie)
      • Świdnica District
    Chabros E., Dzierżanowski P., Kozłowski P. 2002: Post-magmatic rare-earth-element mineralisation in the granitoid Strzegom Massif, SW Poland. Mineralogia Polonica, vol. 20, 71-73
    Russia
     
    • Eastern-Siberian Region
      • Transbaikalia (Zabaykalye)
        • Chitinskaya Oblast'
    [Fluocerite-(Ce)] P.M. Karashov data
    South Africa
     
    • Gauteng Province
      • Pretoria District (Tshwane District)
    [Fluocerite-(Ce)] S. Weinert (2006) Locality Data Sheet ML35 (South African Micromount Society); Rocks & Minerals 83:5 pp 410-421
    • Limpopo Province
      • Bushveld Complex
        • Waterberg District
          • Mokopane (Potgietersrus)
    Minerals of South Africa
          • Thabazimbi
            • Gatkop
    Eriksson, P.G., Reczko, B.F.F., and Callaghan, C.C. (1997): Mineralium Deposita 32, 401-409.
    • Northern Cape Province
      • ZF Mgcawu District
        • Kenhardt
    [Fluocerite-(Ce)] Minerals of South Africa
    Sweden
     
    • Dalarna
      • Falun
    [Fluocerite-(Ce)] Geologiska Föeningens I Stockholm. Förhandlinger, Stockholm: 1, 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: 49.
    [Fluocerite-(Ce)] 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: 49; Mineralogical Magazine (1983): 47: 41. Kjellman (unpublished)
    No reference listed
      • Säter
        • St. Skedevi
    [Fluocerite-(Ce)] Weibull, M. (1886): Om fluoceriten från Österby i Dalarne. Geologiska Föreningens i Stockholm Förhandlingar 8, 496-500
    • Jämtland
      • Bräcke
    [Fluocerite-(Ce)] in the collection of NHM Stockholm
    Lindh, A. (2012). Minute-sized crystals of HFSE minerals in evolved, fluorite-bearing granite, an example from the Sörvik granite, central Sweden. GFF, 134(4), 283-294.
    • Västmanland
      • Skinnskatteberg
        • Riddarhyttan
    [Fluocerite-(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
    Turkey
     
    • Central Anatolia Region
      • Eskişehir Province
    Stumpfl, E.F., and Kirikoglu, M.S. (1985): Mitteilungen der Österreichischen Geologischen Gesellschaft 78, 193-200.; Journal of Asian Earth Sciences (2003) 21:365-376
    Ukraine
     
    • Zhytomyr Oblast' (Zhitomir Oblast')
    Bailey, J. C: Formation of cryolite and other aluminofluorides: A petrologic review. Bull. geol. Soc. Denmark, vol. 29, pp. 1-45. Copenhagen, June 10th, 1980.
    Lyckberg, P., Chornousenko, V. & Wilson, W. E. (2009): Volodarsk-Volynski, Zhitomir Oblast, Ukraine. Mineralogical Record, 40, 473-506.
    USA
     
    • California
    [Fluocerite-(Ce)]
        • Ivanpah District (Copper World District)
          • Clark Mts (Clark Mountain Range)
            • Clark Mountain Sub-District
              • Mountain Pass
    [Fluocerite-(Ce)] USGS Bulletin 2160
    • Colorado
      • Clear Creek Co.
        • Dailey District (Jones Pass District)
    [Fluocerite-(Ce)] Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckels, E. B.; USGS Open-File Report 80-661
      • El Paso Co.
    [Fluocerite-(Ce)] Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckels
    [Fluocerite-(Ce)] "Minerals of Colorado, updated & revised", p. 14, by Eckel, Edwin B., 1997
    U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
        • Mount Rosa
    [Fluocerite-(Ce)] Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckels, E. B.
    [Fluocerite-(Ce)] 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: 49.
    [Fluocerite-(Ce)] Müller, M. M., Kleebe, H.-J., Lauterbach, S. and Zito, G. (2011): Crystallographic orientation relationship between bastnaesite, fluocerite and cerianite observed in a crystal from the pikes peak pegmatites. Z. Kristallogr. 226 (2011) 467-475.
      • Jefferson Co.
        • South Platte Pegmatite District
    [Fluocerite-(Ce)] Mineralogical Record: 21: 429; Rocks & Minerals: 64: 471.
    Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckels, E. B.
    Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckels, E. B.
      • Park Co.
    [Fluocerite-(Ce)] Jim Hall
        • Tarryall Springs District (Puma City)
    Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckels, E. B.
      • Teller Co.
    [Fluocerite-(Ce)] Rocks & Minerals: 63: 457.
    • Montana
      • Mineral Co.
        • Alberton
          • Fish Creek
    Econ Geol (1985) 80:394-409; Lasmanis, R. (1977): The Snowbird mine, Montana's Parisite locality. Mineralogical Record, 8 (2) :83-86.; Gobla, M.J. (2012) Montana mineral locality index. Rocks & Minerals, 87, #3, 208-240.
    • New Hampshire
      • Carroll Co.
        • Albany
    [Fluocerite-(Ce)] Rocks & Minerals (1990): 65: 295.
      • Grafton Co.
        • Bethlehem
    [Fluocerite-(Ce)] Nashua Min. Soc. Disp. Cat., 1995; Rocks & Minerals (2005) 80:242-261 New Hampshire Mineral Locality Index
    The Minerals of New York City & Its Environs, New York Mineralogical Club Bull. Vol. 3, No. 1, Manchester, J.G. (1931): 84.
      • Essex Co.
        • Crown Point Township
    Jensen (1978) Minerals of New York State
    [Fluocerite-(Ce)] John H. Betts (2009) "The minerals of New York City", Rocks & Minerals, 84, 204-240.
    • South Dakota
      • Lawrence Co.
    SDSMT Bull 18 Roberts and Rapp "Mineralogy of the Black Hills"
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