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Bastnäsite-(Ce) from
Andakatany Deposit, Andakatany, Manandriana, Amoron'i Mania, Madagascar

Locality type:Deposit
Chemical Analyses:
Oxide wt%:
Ce2O339.95 %
Other oxydes of REE30.55 %
F7.80 %
CaO0.85 %
CO219.20 %
Total:98.35 %
Sample references:
1 - Behier, J. (1959): Travaux mineralogiques. In Besaire, H. (ed): Rapport Annuel du Service Geologique pour 1959. Republique Madagascar, Tananarive: 237-250 [p. 240]
Comments:A specimen fra Behiers collection marked "Bastnaesite" was shown to be Bastnäsite-(Ce) (Simmons 2003)
Validity:Believed Valid
References:Simmons, W. B. (2003): Investigation of oxide minerals from an old collection of Madagascar minerals. (Contributed Papers in Specimen Mineralogy). Rocks & Minerals, nr 2, 2003
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Cerianite-(Ce)4 photos of Bastnäsite-(Ce) associated with Cerianite-(Ce) at this locality.
Monazite-(La)2 photos of Bastnäsite-(Ce) associated with Monazite-(La) at this locality.
Mineral Data:Click here to view Bastnäsite-(Ce) data
Locality Data:Click here to view Andakatany Deposit, Andakatany, Manandriana, Amoron'i Mania, Madagascar
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