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Cheralite-(Ce)

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Discredited because identical to a Ca-rich monazite-(Ce).
Not to be confused with cheralite (CaTh(PO4)2), a species redefined very recently (Linthout, 2007).

Classification of Cheralite-(Ce)

IMA status:Discredited 2006
Explanation of status:= Ca-rich monazite-(Ce). Not approved by CNMMN.
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Other Names for Cheralite-(Ce)

Other Languages:
German:Cheralit
Spanish:Cheralita

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 Cheralite-(Ce)

Reference List:

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Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte (1995), 344-350.

Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh & Nichols (2000), Handbook of Mineralogy, Vol. IV: 105.

Trends in Mineralogy (1992): 1: 103.

American Mineralogist: 38: 734.

American Mineralogist: 39: 403.

E.A.J. Burke (2006): "A mass discreditation of GQN minerals".Can. Min. 44, 1557-1560.

Linthout, K. (2007): Tripartite division of the system 2REEPO4 – CaTh(PO4)2– 2ThSiO4, discreditation of brabantite, and recognition of cheralite as the name for members dominated by CaTh(PO4)2. Can. Mineral. 45, 503-508.

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  • Localities for Cheralite-(Ce)

    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
     
    • Northern Territory
      • Tennant Inlier
        • Tennant Creek
    http://www.ga.gov.au/image_cache/GA8817.pdf
    Austria
     
    • Salzburg
      • Hohe Tauern
        • Gastein valley
          • Böckstein
    R. Exel: Die Mineralien und Erzlagerstätten Österreichs (1993)
    Finland
     
    • Western and Inner Finland Region
      • Orivesi
        • Eräjärvi area
    Sandström, F. & Lahti, S.I. (2009): Viitaniemipegmatiten i Eräjärvi, Orivesi, Finland. Litiofilen 26 (1): 11-38
    Hungary
     
    • Győr-Moson-Sopron Co.
      • Soproni Mtns
        • Sopron
    Szakáll-Gatter-Szendrei,2005
    Italy
     
    • Latium
      • Latina Province
        • Ponza Island
    H.E. Belkin, B. De Vivo, A. Lima : "Magmatic (silicte/saline/sulfur-rich/CO2) immiscibility and zirconium and rare-earth element enrichment from alkaline magam chamber margins : evidence from Ponza Island, Pontine Archipelago, Italy", Eur. J. Mineral. , 1996, 8, 1401-1420.
    • Piedmont
      • Verbano-Cusio-Ossola Province
        • Ossola Valley
          • Vigezzo Valley
            • Trontano
    Guastoni, A. & Mazzoli, C. (2007): Mitt. Österreich. Mineral. Ges. 153, 279-282.
    Poland
     
    • Lower Silesia (Dolnośląskie)
      • Ząbkowice District
        • Ząbkowice (Frankenstein)
    Eligiusz Szełeg collection
    Eligiusz Szelig
    Slovakia
     
    • Košice Region
      • Rožňava Co.
        • Betliar (Betler)
    Kubiš M., Broska I.: 2006: Petrography, mineralogy and geochemistry of Betliar granite body (Gemeric unit, Western Carpathians,Slovakia). Miner. Polonica-Special Papers, vol. 28. p.121- 123
    Koděra, M. et al., 1986 a 1990 : Topografická mineralógia Slovenska, diel 1- 3, Veda – Vydavateľstvo SAV, Bratislava, 1990, 1 – 1590k
    South Africa
     
    • Limpopo Province
      • Thabazimbi
        • Glenover carbonatite
    Minerals of South Africa
    • North West Province
      • Western Bushveld Complex
        • Rustenburg District
    Minerals of South Africa
    Spain
     
    • Galicia
      • Pontevedra
        • Ponteareas
    Calvo, M., Viñals, J. and Vila, F. (2009) Mineralogy of the pegmatites and miarolitic cavities in the granitic batholit of Porriño, Pontevedra, galicia, Spain. Mineral Up, (2009-1), 6-23
        • Porriño
    Calvo, M., Viñals, J. and Vila, F. (2009) Mineralogy of the pegmatites and miarolitic cavities in the granitic batholit of Porriño, Pontevedra, galicia, Spain. Mineral Up, (2009-1), 6-23
    Sweden
     
    • Jämtland
      • Krokom
    USA
     
    • Wisconsin
      • Marathon Co.
    Rocks & Min.: 62: 190-193.
        • Wausau pluton
    Rocks & Min.: 62: 188.
    Thomas Buchholz, 1999 "Minerals of a Wausau Pegmatite, Marathon County, Wisconsin", Rocks and Minerals, vol .74 #4, p. 254 - 258.
      • Wood Co.
        • Vesper
    Min.News 15(5):1, 5 - 6.
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