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About FluoceriteHide

In allusion to its composition, containing FLUOrine and CERium.
A rare-earth fluoride, divided into two species depending on the dominant cation (Ce, La). The Nd-dominant species has not been found in Nature yet.

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No information on health risks for this material has been entered into the database. You should always treat mineral specimens with care.

References for FluoceriteHide

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Allen and Comstock (1880) American Journal of Science: 19: 390.
Palache, Charles, Harry Berman & Clifford Frondel (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: 48.

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This map shows a selection of localities that have latitude and longitude coordinates recorded. Click on the symbol to view information about a locality. The symbol next to localities in the list can be used to jump to that position on the map.

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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.
  • Huambo Province
    • Bailundo City Council
Beleque, A. R. C. (2010). Minerais de ETR no complexo carbonatítico de Bailundo (Mungo, Angola): ocorrência, composição e significado económico.
  • South Australia
    • Flinders Ranges
      • North Flinders Ranges
        • Mt Babbage area (Inlier)
[Fluocerite-(Ce)] Wulser PA et al. U-Th-REE mobility in and around the Mt Painter & Mt Babbage inliers, Northern Flinders Ranges, South Australia. 2005, Abstracts Geol. Soc. Austra. Vol.78
  • Western Australia
    • East Pilbara Shire
      • Shaw River District
Pegmatites of Western Australia; M Jacobson, M Calderwood, B Grguric; Hesperian Press, Perth 2007
  • Amazonas
    • Presidente Figueiredo
      • Pitinga mine
[Fluocerite-(Ce)] A. C. Bastos Neto, V. P. Pereira, L. H. Ronchi, E. F. de Lima and J. C. Frantz (2009): The world-class Sn, Nb, Ta, F (Y, REE, Li) deposit and the massive cryolite associated with the albite-enriched facies of the Madeira A-type granite, Pitinga mining district, Amazonas State, Brazil. Canadian Mineralogist 47, 1329-1357.; Horbe, A. M. C., & da Costa, M. L. (1999). Geochemical evolution of a lateritic Sn–Zr–Th–Nb–Y–REE-bearing ore body derived from apogranite: the case of Pitinga, Amazonas—Brazil. Journal of Geochemical Exploration, 66(1), 339-351.
  • Bahia
    • Novo Horizonte
      • Tapera
[Fluocerite-(Ce)] Menezes Filho, Luiz A.D. (2016)
  • Minas Gerais
    • Ouro Preto
      • Cachoeira do Campo district
        • Dom Bosco
[Fluocerite-(Ce)] Hussak and Prior (1900) Mineralogical Magazine: 12: 244.
  • Bujumbura Rural Province
Van Wambeke, L. (1977): The Karonge rare earth deposits, Republic of Burundi: New mineralogical-geochemical data and origin of the mineralization. Mineralium Deposita. 12 (3), 373-380
  • Québec & Newfoundland and Labrador
[Fluocerite-(Ce)] Gysi, A. and Williams-Jones A.: (2013) Hydrothermal Mobilization of pegmatite hosted REE and Zr at Strange Lake, Canada; a reaction path model; Geo et Cosm Acta v. 122 p. 324-352
  • Hebei
    • Zhangjiakou
[Fluocerite-(Ce)] Zhang Peishan, Yang Zhuming, Tao Kejie, and Yang Xueming (1996): "Mineralogy and Geology of Rare Earths in China", Science Press (Beijing), 226 pp.
[Fluocerite-(Ce)] Zhang Peishan, Yang Zhuming, Tao Kejie, and Yang Xueming (1996): "Mineralogy and Geology of Rare Earths in China", Science Press (Beijing), 226 pp.
  • Sichuan
    • Liangshan
      • Mianning Co.
Xu Jiuhua, Xie Yuling, Li Jianping, and Hou Zengqian (2001): Progress in Natural Science 11(11), 833-837.
  • Xinjiang
    • Akesu Prefecture (Aksu Prefecture; Aqsu Prefecture)
      • Baicheng Co. (Bay Co.)
[Fluocerite-(Ce)] Jingwu Yin, Guowu Li, Guangming Yang, Xiangkun Ge, Haiming Xu and Jun Wang (2015) Fluornatropyrochlore, a new pyrochlore supergroup mineral from the Boziguoer rare earth element deposit, Baicheng County, Akesu, Xinjiang, China. Canadian Mineralogist. 53,455-460
Czech Republic
  • Karlovy Vary Region
    • Lázně Kynžvart (Bad Königswart)
Černý, P., Veselovský, F.: Pegmatit Bílý kámen (Weisser Stein) u Kynžvartu. Minerál, 2000, roč. 8, č. 1, s. 10-16.
  • Åland Islands
    • Saltvik
Lindqvist, K. and Suominen, V. 1988. Cerussite from even-grained rapakivi, Saltvik, Åland Islands, SW Finland. Bull. Geol. Soc. Finland 60 part 1, 75-78
  • Southwest Finland
    • Kimitoön (Kemiönsaari)
[Fluocerite-(Ce)] Ilkka Mikkola collection, XRD and EPMA
    • Pargas
      • Iniö
[Fluocerite-(Ce)] Chemical analysis (Laht i & Suominen 1988)
  • Baden-Württemberg
    • Ortenaukreis
      • Wolfach
        • Oberwolfach
          • Rankach valley
[Fluocerite-(Ce)] Walenta, K. (1992): Die Mineralien des Schwarzwaldes. Chr. Weise Verlag, München, 336 pp. (in German); KOLITSCH, U., GRÖBNER, J. & BAYERL, R. (1995): Die Mineralien der Silber-Antimon-Vererzungen der Grube Clara im Zeitraum 1993 bis 1995. - Erzgräber 9 (2), 61-77. ; KOLITSCH, U. & GÖTZINGER, M. (2000): Einige Neufunde aus der Grube Clara im mittleren Schwarzwald: Eulytin, Namibit, Volborthit, Gearksutit, Spertiniit, Monazit-(La), Protasit, Sainfeldit, Cyanotrichit und Vauquelinit. - Erzgräber 14, 33-47.
  • Hesse
    • Limburg-Weilburg
      • Mensfelden
[Fluocerite-(Ce)] http://taunusmineralien.de/Stbr.Birkenkopf.html
  • Saxony
    • Erzgebirge District
      • Altenberg
[Fluocerite-(Ce)] Mineralien-Welt, (2), 17-39.
  • Negev
    • Makhtesh Ramon area (Ramon crater area)
Itamar, A. (1993): Hydrothermal alteration of quartz syenite in Shen Ramon, Israel: mineralogy, petrography and economic evaluation. Proc. Quadrenn. IAGOD Symp., 8th, 823-834.
  • Kochi
    • Tosashimizu City
Teruyoshi Imaoka and Kazuo Nakashima (1994)(1995?) Neues Jahrbuch fuer Mineralogie, H12, 529-539.
  • Kyoto
    • Kyotango city
      • Ohro (Ōro; Ouro; Ooro)
Yamada et al (1980), Chigaku Kenkyu: 31: 205-222.
  • Karaganda
    • Karkaraly
Evseev, A. A. (1995) Kazaknstan and Middle Asia. A brief Mineralogical Guide. World of Stone 8:24-30
[Fluocerite-(La)] American Mineralogist (1984): 69: 566.; Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
  • Amoron'i Mania
    • Manandriana District
      • Andakatany Commune
Rasoamalala, V., Salvi, S., Béziat, D., Ursule, J.-Ph., Cuney, M., Parseval, Ph. de, Guillaume, D., Moine, B. & Andriamampihantona, J. (2014): Geology of bastnaesite and monazite deposits in the Ambatofinandrahana area, central part of Madagascar: An overview. Journal of African Earth Sciences. 94, 128-140
  • Southern Region
    • Mulanje
Wooley (2001)
  • Erongo Region
    • Karibib
[Fluocerite-(Ce)] JAHN, St.; SCHNAITMANN, E.A.; NIEDERMAYR, G. (2010): Spektakuläre Neufunde aus dem Erongo (IV). - MINERALIEN-Welt (5), 60-66.
  • Agadez Department
    • Aïr Region
      • South Aïr
Wolley, A.R. (2001): Alkaline Rocks and Carbonatites of the World: Africa.- The Geological Society, London
  • Nasarawa
[Fluocerite-(Ce)] Mineralogical Magazine (1983): 47: 41-46.
  • Aust-Agder
    • Iveland
      • Birkeland
[Fluocerite-(Ce)] Neumann, H. & Bergstøl, S. (1963): Contributions to the mineralogy of Norway No.17. Cerianite from cleavelandite pegmatite dykes in Iveland. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift 43,247-255
[Fluocerite-(Ce)] Frigstad, O. F. (1999): Amazonittpegmatitter i Iveland-Evje. Bergverksmuseets Skrift 15: 60-73.
      • Kåbuland
[Fluocerite-(Ce)] Neumann, H. & Bergstøl, S. (1963): Contributions to the mineralogy of Norway No.17. Cerianite from cleavelandite pegmatite dykes in Iveland. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift 43,247-255 + Neumann (1985, p. 51).
  • Nordland
    • Rana
Grauch et al. (1994): Høgtuvaite, a new beryllian member of the aenigmatite group fom Norway, with x-ray data on aenigmatite. Canadian Mineralogist. 32: 439-448.
    • Tysfjord
      • Drag
[Fluocerite-(Ce)] Sverdrup, T.L., Sæbø,P.Chr. & Bryn, K.Ö. (1965): Contribution to the Mineralogy of Norway No. 31. Tysonite (fluocerite), a new mineral for Norway. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift 45: 177-188
[Fluocerite-(Ce)] Husdal, T. (2008): The minerals of the pegmatites within the Tysfjord granite, northern Norway. Norsk Bergverksmuseum.Skrift 38: 5-28
[Fluocerite-(Ce)] Neumann, H. (1959): Contributions to the mineralogy of Norway. No. 1. An introduction. Norsk Geologisk Tidskrift. 39, 231-236.
  • Telemark
    • Drangedal
      • Tørdal
[Fluocerite-(Ce)] Sverdrup, T.L., Sæbø,P.Chr. & Bryn, K.Ö. (1965): Contribution to the Mineralogy of Norway No. 31. Tysonite (fluocerite), a new mineral for Norway. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift 45: 177-188
[Fluocerite-(Ce)] Larsen, A.O. (1982): Mineralene i Skarsfjell pegmatittbrudd, Tørdal. in Geologisk Museum. Interne notater 1961-1990. Published by Geologisk Museums Venner, Oslo 1991, p 101
  • Lower Silesia
    • Świdnica
Chabros E., Dzierżanowski P., Kozłowski P. 2002: Post-magmatic rare-earth-element mineralisation in the granitoid Strzegom Massif, SW Poland. Mineralogia Polonica, vol. 20, 71-73
  • Azores
    • São Miguel Island
      • Água de Pau Massif
[Fluocerite-(Ce)] Samples collected by Luigi Chiappino and analysed by Dr. Anthony Kampf, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, USA
  • Buryatia
    • Mama River Basin
      • Maigunda River
Vladykin, N. V., & Sotnikova, I. A. (2017). Petrology, geochemistry and source characteristics of the Burpala alkaline massif, North Baikal. Geoscience Frontiers, 8(4), 711-719.
  • Zabaykalsky Krai
    • Chitinskaya Oblast
[Fluocerite-(Ce)] P.M. Karashov data
South Africa
  • Gauteng
    • Pretoria District (Tshwane District)
[Fluocerite-(Ce)] S. Weinert (2006) Locality Data Sheet ML35 (South African Micromount Society); Rocks & Minerals 83:5 pp 410-421
  • Limpopo
    • Waterberg District
      • Mogalakwena
        • Mokopane (Potgietersrus)
Minerals of South Africa
      • Naboomspruit (Mookgophong)
[Fluocerite-(Ce)] Atanasova, M., Cairncross, B. and Windisch, W.R. (2016) Microminerals of the Bushveld Complex, South Africa. Popular Geoscience Series 6, Council for Geoscience, Pretoria, South Africa, 79 pg
      • Thabazimbi
        • Gatkop
Eriksson, P.G., Reczko, B.F.F., and Callaghan, C.C. (1997): Mineralium Deposita 32, 401-409.
  • Northern Cape
    • ZF Mgcawu District
      • Kenhardt
[Fluocerite-(Ce)] Minerals of South Africa
  • Dalarna
    • Falun
[Fluocerite-(Ce)] Nordstrom, Th. (1872): Om i Falutrakten förekommande mineralbrott. Geologiska Föreningen i Stockholm Förhandlingar. 1, 119-123; 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: 49.
[Fluocerite-(Ce)] 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: 49; Mineralogical Magazine (1983): 47: 41. Kjellman (unpublished)
No reference listed
    • Säter
      • St. Skedevi
[Fluocerite-(Ce)] Weibull, M. (1886): Om fluoceriten från Österby i Dalarne. Geologiska Föreningens i Stockholm Förhandlingar 8, 496-500
  • Jämtland
    • Bräcke
[Fluocerite-(Ce)] in the collection of NHM Stockholm
Lindh, A. (2012). Minute-sized crystals of HFSE minerals in evolved, fluorite-bearing granite, an example from the Sörvik granite, central Sweden. GFF, 134(4), 283-294.
  • Västmanland
    • Skinnskatteberg
      • Riddarhyttan
[Fluocerite-(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
  • Central Anatolia Region
    • Eskişehir Province
      • Eskişehir-Beylikahir district
Stumpfl, E.F., and Kirikoglu, M.S. (1985): Mitteilungen der Österreichischen Geologischen Gesellschaft 78, 193-200.; Journal of Asian Earth Sciences (2003) 21:365-376
  • Zhytomyr Oblast
Bailey, J. C: Formation of cryolite and other aluminofluorides: A petrologic review. Bull. geol. Soc. Denmark, vol. 29, pp. 1-45. Copenhagen, June 10th, 1980.
Lyckberg, P., Chornousenko, V. & Wilson, W. E. (2009): Volodarsk-Volynski, Zhitomir Oblast, Ukraine. Mineralogical Record, 40, 473-506.
  • California
    • San Bernardino Co.
      • Clark Mts (Clark Mountain Range)
        • Mountain Pass District
          • Mountain Pass
[Fluocerite-(Ce)] USGS Bulletin 2160
  • Colorado
    • Clear Creek Co.
      • Dailey District (Jones Pass District)
[Fluocerite-(Ce)] Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.; USGS Open-File Report 80-661
    • El Paso Co.
[Fluocerite-(Ce)] Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckel
[Fluocerite-(Ce)] "Minerals of Colorado, updated & revised", p. 14, by Eckel, Edwin B., 1997
U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
      • Mount Rosa
[Fluocerite-(Ce)] Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.
[Fluocerite-(Ce)] 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: 49.
[Fluocerite-(Ce)] Müller, M. M., Kleebe, H.-J., Lauterbach, S. and Zito, G. (2011): Crystallographic orientation relationship between bastnaesite, fluocerite and cerianite observed in a crystal from the pikes peak pegmatites. Z. Kristallogr. 226 (2011) 467-475.
    • Jefferson Co.
      • South Platte Pegmatite District
[Fluocerite-(Ce)] Mineralogical Record: 21: 429; Rocks & Minerals: 64: 471.
Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.
Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.
    • Park Co.
[Fluocerite-(Ce)] Jim Hall
      • Tarryall Springs District (Puma City)
Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.
    • Teller Co.
[Fluocerite-(Ce)] Rocks & Minerals: 63: 457.
  • Montana
    • Mineral Co.
      • Alberton
        • Fish Creek
Econ Geol (1985) 80:394-409; Lasmanis, R. (1977): The Snowbird mine, Montana's Parisite locality. Mineralogical Record, 8 (2) :83-86.; Gobla, M.J. (2012) Montana mineral locality index. Rocks & Minerals, 87, #3, 208-240.
  • New Hampshire
    • Carroll Co.
      • Albany
[Fluocerite-(Ce)] Rocks & Minerals (1990): 65: 295.
    • Grafton Co.
      • Bethlehem
[Fluocerite-(Ce)] Nashua Min. Soc. Disp. Cat., 1995; Rocks & Minerals (2005) 80:242-261 New Hampshire Mineral Locality Index
The Minerals of New York City & Its Environs, New York Mineralogical Club Bull. Vol. 3, No. 1, Manchester, J.G. (1931): 84.
    • Essex Co.
      • Crown Point Township
Jensen (1978) Minerals of New York State
[Fluocerite-(Ce)] John H. Betts (2009) "The minerals of New York City", Rocks & Minerals, 84, 204-240.
  • South Dakota
    • Lawrence Co.
SDSMT Bull 18 Roberts and Rapp "Mineralogy of the Black Hills"
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