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About Paratooite-(La)Hide

Pale turquoise-blue to pale blue
Vitreous, Pearly
Crystal System:
For the type locality
This page provides mineralogical data about Paratooite-(La).

Classification of Paratooite-(La)Hide

Approval Year:

A : Carbonates without additional anions, without H2O
D : With rare-earth elements (REE)

Physical Properties of Paratooite-(La)Hide

Vitreous, Pearly
Pale turquoise-blue to pale blue
Pale blue
None Observed
TEM studies indicate a cleavage parallel to {100}

Chemical Properties of Paratooite-(La)Hide

IMA Formula:

Crystallography of Paratooite-(La)Hide

Crystal System:
Class (H-M):
2 2 2 - Disphenoidal

Type Occurrence of Paratooite-(La)Hide

Synonyms of Paratooite-(La)Hide

Other Language Names for Paratooite-(La)Hide

Simplified Chinese:帕碳铜镧石
Traditional Chinese:帕碳銅鑭石

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Malachite2 photos of Paratooite-(La) associated with Malachite on mindat.org.
Kamphaugite-(Y)1 photo of Paratooite-(La) associated with Kamphaugite-(Y) on mindat.org.

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

5.AD.05Sahamalite-(Ce)(Mg,Fe)(Ce,La,Nd)2(CO3)4Mon. 2/m : P21/b
5.AD.15Petersenite-(Ce)Na4(Ce,La,Nd)2(CO3)5Mon. 2 : P21
5.AD.15Rémondite-(Ce)Na3(Ce,La,Ca,Na,Sr)3(CO3)5Mon. 2 : P21
5.AD.15Rémondite-(La)Na3(La,Ce)3(CO3)5Mon. 2 : P21

Other InformationHide

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

References for Paratooite-(La)Hide

Reference List:
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- Pring, A., Wallwork, K., Brugger, J., Kolitsch, U. (2006): "Paratooite-(La), a new lanthanum-dominant rare-earth copper carbonate from Paratoo, South Australia", Mineralogical Magazine 70, 131-138

Internet Links for Paratooite-(La)Hide

Localities for Paratooite-(La)Hide

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Locality ListHide

- 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.
Australia (TL)
  • South Australia
    • Olary Province
      • Yunta
Pring, A., Wallwork, K., Brugger, J., Kolitsch, U. (2006): "Paratooite-(La), a new lanthanum-dominant rare-earth copper carbonate from Paratoo, South Australia", Mineralogical Magazine 70, 131-138
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