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Allanite-(Ce) from
Bastnäs Mines, Riddarhyttan, Skinnskatteberg, Västmanland County, Sweden

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Allanite-(Ce)
Formula:{CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Comments:The "Cerine" or black iron-rich allanite ore found at Bastnäs has in earlier litterature been labelled "allanite-(Ce)". Holtstam et al (2003) has showed this to be ferriallanite-(Ce). But allanite-(Ce) may be also be present at Bastnäs , in the magnetite-bearing amphibole skarn wich is not asssociated with cerite-(Ce) (Öhman et al 2004)
Confirmation
Validity:Unconfirmed/Questioned
References
References:Öhman, L. , Nysten, P. and Langhof, J. (2005): Nya Bastnäs i Riddarhytte malmfält. Litiofilen, 22 (1): 14-38
Associated Minerals:
Associates:Bastnäsite-(Ce)
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Brochantite1 photo of Allanite-(Ce) associated with Brochantite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Allanite-(Ce) data
Locality Data:Click here to view Bastnäs Mines, Riddarhyttan, Skinnskatteberg, Västmanland County, Sweden
Nearest other occurrences of Allanite-(Ce)
3.2km (2.0 miles) Persgruvan, Riddarhyttan, Skinnskatteberg, Västmanland County, Sweden
30.9km (19.2 miles) Malmkärra Mine, Norberg, Västmanland County, Sweden
35.8km (22.2 miles) Södra Hackspikgruvan, Smörberg ore field, Norberg, Västmanland County, Sweden
37.0km (23.0 miles) Bond mine, Risberg ore field, Norberg, Västmanland County, Sweden
41.1km (25.5 miles) Tallgruvan, Kallmora, Norberg, Västmanland County, Sweden
43.3km (26.9 miles) Lång mine, Norberg, Västmanland County, Sweden
44.4km (27.6 miles) Hulta Mines, Striberg ore field, Nora, Örebro County, Sweden
55.9km (34.8 miles) Patron mine, Knutsbo mines, Möklinta ore field, Avesta, Dalarna County, Sweden
56.0km (34.8 miles) Hag mine, Knutsbo mines, Möklinta ore field, Avesta, Dalarna County, Sweden
56.0km (34.8 miles) Daniel mine, Knutsbo mines, Möklinta ore field, Avesta, Dalarna County, Sweden
 
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