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Monazite Group

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MTO4, where M = REE, Th, Ca, Bi; T = P, As
A group of monoclinic phosphates and arsenates.

For references, see the page on monazite.

Classification of Monazite Group

Chemical Properties of Monazite Group

MTO4, where M = REE, Th, Ca, Bi; T = P, As

Relationship of Monazite Group to other Species

Group Members:
Cheralite CaTh(PO4)2
Gasparite-(Ce) Ce(AsO4)
Monazite-(Ce) Ce(PO4)
Monazite-(La) La(PO4)
Monazite-(Nd) Nd(PO4)
Monazite-(Sm) Sm(PO4)
Rooseveltite Bi(AsO4)
Unnamed (Gd-dominant monazite) (Gd,Y,Dy,Sm,Nd,Th,Ca)(PO4)

Other Information

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

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