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About LanthaniteHide

This page provides mineralogical data about Lanthanite.

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Shomiokite-(Y)3 photos of Lanthanite associated with Shomiokite-(Y) on mindat.org.

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Berzelius (1825) Zeitschrift für Min.: 2: 209 (as Kohlensaures Cereroxydul).
Berzelius (1824) Svenska Vetenskapsakademien, Stockholm, Handlingar: 134 (as Kohlensaures Cereroxydul).
Hisinger, W. (1826) Versuch einer mineralogischen Geographie von Schweden. Translated by F. Wöhler. Leipzig: 144 (as Kohlensaures Ceroxydul).
Dana, J.D. (1837) System of Mineralogy, 1st. edition, New Haven: 206 (as Carbonate of Cerium).
Beudant, F.S. (1832), Trailé élémentaire de Minéralogie, second edition, 2 volumes: 2: 354 (Carbocérine).
Hartman (1843) Min.: 2: 816 (as Hydrocerit).
Dufrénoy, A. (1845) Traité de minéralogie, Vol. 2: 377 (as Cérium carbonaté).
Haidinger, Wm. (1845a) Handbuch der bestimmenden Mineralogie. Vienna: 500 (as Lanthanit).
Glocker, E.F. (1847) Generum et specierum mineralien secundum ordines naturals digestorum synopsis. Halle: 248 (as Hydrolanthanite).
Blake (1853) American Journal of Science: 16: 228 (as Crystallized Carbonate of Lanthanum).
Smith (1854) American Journal of Science: 18: 378.
Genth (1857) American Journal of Science: 23: 425.
von Lang (1863) Philosophical Magazine and Journal of Science: 25: 43.
Flink (1910) Arkiv för Kemi, Mineralogi och Geologi, Stockholm: 3: 165.
Lindström (1910) Geologiska Föeningens I Stockholm. Förhandlinger, Stockholm: 32: 214.
Goldschmidt, V. (1913) Atlas der Krystallformen. 9 volumes, atlas, and text, vol. 5: 119.
Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: Halides, Nitrates, Borates, Carbonates, Sulfates, Phosphates, Arsenates, Tungstates, Molybdates, Etc. John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York, 7th edition, revised and enlarged: 241-243.

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- This locality has map coordinates listed. - This locality has estimated coordinates. ⓘ - Click for further information on this occurrence. ? - Indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. - Good crystals or important locality for species. - World class for species or very significant. (TL) - Type Locality for a valid mineral species. (FRL) - First Recorded Locality for everything else (eg varieties). Struck out - Mineral was erroneously reported from this locality. Faded * - Never found at this locality but inferred to have existed at some point in the past (eg from pseudomorphs.)

All localities listed without proper references should be considered as questionable.
  • Queensland
    • Cloncurry Shire
      • Selwyn District
[Lanthanite-(Ce)] Vera Munro-Smith (2006) Cobalt Mineralisation in Selected Australian Deposits. PhD thesis, University of Western Sydney.
  • Tasmania
    • Burnie City
      • Hampshire district
        • Kara Mines
R Bottrill, 2017, unpub. rep.
  • Western Australia
    • Laverton Shire
      • Laverton
Ravensgate Mining Consultants (2007), Independent Technical Report for the Laverton Gold Project Western Australia for Cresecent Gold Ltd, 11/06/2007, Focus Minerald Ltd (2014-2015 drilling campaign) hot copper thread01/05/2015
  • Carinthia
    • Friesach - Hüttenberg area
      • Hüttenberg
        • Ratteingraben
[Lanthanite-(Ce)] Auer, C. & Kolitsch, U. (2017): Die Mineralien des Emmastollens im Ratteingraben bei Waitschach, Kärnten. Der Steirische Mineralog, 32, 11-21.
    • Klagenfurt
      • Kreuzbergl massif
        • Falkenberg
[Lanthanite-(La)] G. Niedermayr, F. Brandstätter (1993): 904. Adular, Allanit-(Ce), Anatas, Ankerit, Aragonit, Calcit, Chalkopyrit, Dolomit, Galenit, Lanthanit, Pyrit, Pyrrhotin, Sphalerit und andere Mineralien aus dem Falkenbergtunnel in Klagenfurt, Kärnten. Pp. 269-272 in NIEDERMAYR, G., F. BRANDSTÄTTER, B. MOSER, W. H. PAAR, W. POSTL, J. TAUCHER & H.-P. BOJAR (1993): Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich XIIL. Carinthia II, 183./103.: 265-290.
  • Minas Gerais
    • Poços de Caldas alkaline complex
      • Poços de Caldas
[Lanthanite-(Nd)] Waber (1991)
  • Paraná
[Lanthanite-(La)] Rocks& Min. (Jan.2000)
      • Bacacheri
[Lanthanite-(La)] Type Mineralogy of Brazil, Daniel Atencio
  • São Paulo
[Lanthanite-(La)] Type Mineralogy of Brazil, Daniel Atencio
  • Northwest Territories
    • Mackenzie District
      • Blachford Lake alkaline complex
[Lanthanite-(Ce)] SHEARD, E.R., WILLIAMS-JONES, A.E., HEILIGMANN, M., PEDERSON, C. AND TRUEMAN, D.L. (2012) Controls on the concentration of zirconium, niobium, and the rare earth elements in the Thor Lake rare metal deposit, Northwest Territories, Canada. Economic Geology, 107(1), 81-104.
[Lanthanite-(Ce)] Sheard, E.R. (2010); SHEARD, E.R., WILLIAMS-JONES, A.E., HEILIGMANN, M., PEDERSON, C. AND TRUEMAN, D.L. (2012) Controls on the concentration of zirconium, niobium, and the rare earth elements in the Thor Lake rare metal deposit, Northwest Territories, Canada. Economic Geology, 107(1), 81-104.
  • Ontario
    • Haliburton Co.
      • Cardiff Township
        • Tripp Mine (Nu-Age Mine)
[Lanthanite-(La)] Pavel Kartashov analytical data 2011, Reiner Mielke specimens
  • Québec
    • Montérégie
      • La Vallée-du-Richelieu RCM
        • Mont Saint-Hilaire
[Lanthanite-(Ce)] HORVÁTH, L. & PFENNINGER-HORVÁTH, E. (2000) I minerali di Mont-Saint-Hilaire (Québec, Canada) Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, XXIV, 140-202 (in Italian with English summary).
  • Inner Mongolia
    • Baotou League (Baotou Prefecture)
      • Bayan Obo mining district
        • Bayan Obo
[Lanthanite-(Ce)] Zhang Peishan, Yang Zhuming, Tao Kejie, and Yang Xueming (1996): "Mineralogy and Geology of Rare Earths in China", Science Press (Beijing), 226 pp.
  • Greenland
    • Qeqqata
      • Maniitsoq (Sukkertoppen)
Petersen, O. V. and Secher, K. (1993): The minerals of Greenland, The Mineralogical Record, Vol. 24(2), 1-65
  • North Karelia
    • Juuka
Sotka, P. 1984. Juuka, Panjavaara: Ce-La-Sr-mineraalien esiintyminen karbonaattijuonissa. Outokumpu OY raportti 070/4312 08A/PMS/1984.
  • Occitanie
    • Pyrénées-Orientales
      • Mosset
[Lanthanite-(Ce)] Remy, P., Gatel, P., Meisser, N. (2014): Indice à terres rares de Mosset (Pyrénées-Orientales). Le Cahier des Micromonteurs, 1-2014, 3-17.
  • Saxony-Anhalt
    • Harz
      • Harzgerode mining district
        • Straßberg
[Lanthanite-(Ce)] Gröbner, J., Hajek, W., Junker, R. & Nikoleizig, J. (2011): Neue Mineralschätze des Harzes. Papierflieger Verlag GmbH, Clausthal-Zellerfeld, Germany, 127 pp.
  • Baranya
    • Mecsek Mts
      • Hosszúhetény
[Lanthanite-(Ce)] WDS: Viera Kollárová
  • Negev
[Lanthanite-(Ce)] Bogoch, R., Weissbrod, T., Bar-Matthews, M. (1992): Significance of REE-mineral inclusions in aegirine from an alkali syenite, Negev, Israel. European Journal of Mineralogy 4, 1337-1346.
  • Saga
    • Karatsu City (Higashi-Matsuura-gun)
      • Hizen-cho
[Lanthanite-(Nd)] American Mineralogist: 71(7-8): 1028-1033.
[Lanthanite-(Nd)] Miyawaki R, Matsubara S, Yokoyama K, Iwano S, Hamasaki K, Yukinori I (2003) Kozoite-(La), La(CO3)(OH), a new mineral from Mitsukoshi, Hizen-cho, Saga Prefecture, Japan. Journal of Mineralogical and Petrological Sciences 98, 137-141
[Lanthanite-(La)] Miyawaki, R., Matsubara, S., Yokoyama, K., Takeuchi, K., Terada, Y., & Nakai, I. (2000). Kozoite-(Nd), Nd (CO3)(OH), a new mineral in an alkali olivine basalt from Hizen-cho, Saga Prefecture, Japan. American Mineralogist, 85(7-8), 1076-1081.
  • Amoron'i Mania
    • Manandriana District
      • Andakatany Commune
Behier, J. (1960): Contribution á la mineralogie de Madagascar. Annales Géologiques de Madagascar XXIX, Tananarive, p 18
New Zealand
  • North Island
    • Waikato Region
      • Thames-Coromandel District
        • Coromandel peninsula
          • Whitianga
[Lanthanite-(Nd)] Graham, I.T., Pogson, R.E., Colchester, D.M., Hergt, J., Martin, R., Williams, P.A. (2007) Pink Lanthanite-(Nd) from Whitianga quarry, Coromandel Peninsula, New Zealand. Canadian Mineralogist. 45:6, 1389-1396.
  • Aust-Agder
    • Evje og Hornnes
[Lanthanite-(Nd)] Husdal, T. (2009): Ancylittmineraler i Norge. Norsk Bergverksmuseum Skrift 41, 33 - 42
  • Buskerud
    • Lier
[Lanthanite-(La)] Nordrum, F. S. (2007): Nyfunn av mineraler i Norge 2006-2007. STEIN 34 (2), 14-26
  • Østfold
    • Hobøl
      • Mjærum
Sæbø, P.Chr. (1961): Contribution to the mineralogy of Norway. No.11. On lanthanite in Norway. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift. 41: 311-317
  • Vestfold
    • Holmestrand
[Lanthanite-(Ce)] Raade, G. (1982): Lanthanitt fra Solumsåsen, Holmestrand. in Geologisk Museum. Interne notater 1961-1990. Published by Geologisk Museums Venner, Oslo 1991, p 97.; Larsen, A. O. (1994): Drusemineraler fra Solumsåsen pukkverk, Holmestrand. STEIN 21 (2), 136-141
  • Harghita
    • Ditrău (Ditró)
[Lanthanite-(Ce)] Szakáll, S. & Kristály, F., Eds. (2010): Mineralogy of Székelyland, Eastern Transylvania, Romania. Csík County Nature and Conservation Society, Miercurea-Ciuc, Romania, 321 pp.
  • Primorsky Krai
    • Khanka Lake
[Lanthanite-(Nd)] V.V. Seredin data
  • Stockholm
    • Vaxholm
      • Resarö
  • Västmanland
    • Skinnskatteberg
      • Riddarhyttan
[Lanthanite-(Ce)] Öhman, L. , Nysten, P. and Langhof, J. (2004): Famous mineral localities: the Bastnäs mines - Riddarhyttan ore field, Bergslagen district, Västmanland, Sweden. The Mineralogical Record, 35 (3):187-200
[Lanthanite-(Ce)] No reference listed
  • Wales
    • Gwynedd
      • Mt Snowdon
[Lanthanite-(Ce)] Amer.Min.(1985) 70, 411-413
  • Colorado
    • El Paso Co.
[Lanthanite-(La)] "Minerals of Colorado, updated & revised", p. 14, by Eckel, Edwin B., 1997
  • Connecticut
    • Middlesex Co.
      • East Hampton (Chatham)
        • Airline Railroad
Schooner, Richard. (1958): The Mineralogy of the Portland-East Hampton-Middletown-Haddam Area in Connecticut (With a few notes on Glastonbury and Marlborough).
  • Georgia
    • Cherokee Co.
      • Canton
Minerals of Georgia: Their properties and occurrences. Robert Cook GGWRD Bull 92
  • Montana
    • Hill Co.
      • Bearpaw Mts
        • Big Sandy Creek
American Mineralogist: 38: 1169-1183
New Data on Minerals (2004): 39: 50-64
  • New York
    • Essex Co.
      • Crown Point Township
Jensen (1978) Minerals of New York State
      • Newcomb Township
        • Tahawus
[Lanthanite-(La)] Dana 6: 767; Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 242.
  • Pennsylvania
    • Lehigh Co.
[Lanthanite-(La)] Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 242.
      • Upper Saucon Township
        • Saucon Valley
          • Friedensville
[Lanthanite-(La)] Rocks & Minerals: 6: 26; Rocks & Minerals: 10: 33-36, 58.
  • Texas
    • Llano Co.
      • Bluffton
Handbook of Mineralogy - Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols; Hess, F. L. 1908. Minerals of the rare-earth metals at Baringer Hill, Llano County, Texas. U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 340. 286-294.
  • Vermont
    • Windham Co.
[Lanthanite-(Ce)] J. Swarts collection
[Lanthanite-(La)] Johannes Swarts collection
  • Lai Chau Province
    • Phong Tho District
      • Mt Fansipan
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