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Bastnäsite-(Ce) from
Washington Pass, Golden Horn Batholith, Okanogan Co., Washington, USA

Locality type:Pass
Classification
Species:Bastnäsite-(Ce)
Formula:Ce(CO3)F
Comments:crystals are uncommon and often are Bastnäsite-(Ce)/Synchysite intergrowths
Habit:hexagonal tablets and prisms
Colour:pink, red, reddish-orange
Quality for species:Good crystals or rich for species - important (!)
Abundance at site:Rare
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Rocks and Minerals, 66:6, p. 454; American Mineralogist, V.73, p.1191-1194
Associated Minerals:
Associates:Astrophyllite
Calciohilairite
Chevkinite-(Ce)
Euxenite-(Y)
Fluorite
Gagarinite-(Y)
Monazite-(Ce)
Okanoganite-(Y)
Sogdianite
Synchysite-(Ce)
Zektzerite
Zircon
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Arfvedsonite2 photos of Bastnäsite-(Ce) associated with Arfvedsonite at this locality.
Fergusonite-(Y)1 photo of Bastnäsite-(Ce) associated with Fergusonite-(Y) at this locality.
Aegirine1 photo of Bastnäsite-(Ce) associated with Aegirine at this locality.
Quartz1 photo of Bastnäsite-(Ce) associated with Quartz at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Bastnäsite-(Ce) data
Locality Data:Click here to view Washington Pass, Golden Horn Batholith, Okanogan Co., Washington, USA
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