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Parisite-(Ce) from
Mount Malosa, Zomba District, Malawi

Locality type:Mountain
Classification
Species:Parisite-(Ce)
Formula:CaCe2(CO3)3F2
Comments:Many "parisites" are pseudomorphs after muscovite. Please see: https://www.mindat.org/forum.php?read,106,325357,325535#msg-325535
Confirmation
Validity:Confirmed
Confirmation Methods:XRD
References
References:Cairncross, B., Messner, K & Farquharson, E. (1999): Die Pegmatite des Mount Malosa bei Zomba, Malawi. LAPIS 24 (4), 22-32; American Mineralogist, Volume 94, pages 1216–1222, 2009; Guastoni, A., Kondo, D. & Nestola, F. (2010): Bastnäsite-(Ce) and Parisite-(Ce) from Mt. Malosa, Malawi. Gems & Gemology 46, 42-46. ; Guastoni, A., & Pezzotta, F. (2007). REE-mineral phases replacing helvite, niobian-rutile, bastnäsite-(Ce) from alkaline pegmatites of Mount Malosa, Zomba District, Malawi. Granitic Pegmatites: the State of the Art. Memorias, 8, 42-43.
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Aegirine18 photos of Parisite-(Ce) associated with Aegirine at this locality.
Zircon4 photos of Parisite-(Ce) associated with Zircon at this locality.
Orthoclase4 photos of Parisite-(Ce) associated with Orthoclase at this locality.
Quartz3 photos of Parisite-(Ce) associated with Quartz at this locality.
Feldspar Group2 photos of Parisite-(Ce) associated with Feldspar Group at this locality.
Microcline1 photo of Parisite-(Ce) associated with Microcline at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Parisite-(Ce) data
Locality Data:Click here to view Mount Malosa, Zomba District, Malawi
Nearest other occurrences of Parisite-(Ce)
61.9km (38.4 miles) A Tundulu Complex, Phalombe District, Malawi
73.4km (45.6 miles) B Songwe Hill REE Project (Songwe Hill carbonatite), Phalombe District, Malawi
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