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Cerphosphorhuttonite

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About CerphosphorhuttoniteHide

Formula:
(Ce,LREE)Th[PO4]SiO4
Colour:
light-yellow to redish-brown
Lustre:
Waxy
Hardness:
5 - 5½
Specific Gravity:
5.06
Name:
Named according to composition and similarity to huttonite.
A variety of Huttonite

Intermediate member of Monazite-(Ce) and Huttonite series of solid solutions with Th:LREE and Si:P ratios close to 1:1.


Physical Properties of CerphosphorhuttoniteHide

Colour:
light-yellow to redish-brown
Streak:
white
Hardness:
5 - 5½ on Mohs scale
Cleavage:
None Observed
Fracture:
Conchoidal
Density:
5.06 g/cm3 (Measured)    

Chemical Properties of CerphosphorhuttoniteHide

Formula:
(Ce,LREE)Th[PO4]SiO4
Common Impurities:
Ca,Pb,U

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Schorl4 photos of Cerphosphorhuttonite associated with Schorl on mindat.org.
Monazite-(Ce)1 photo of Cerphosphorhuttonite associated with Monazite-(Ce) on mindat.org.
Columbite-(Fe)1 photo of Cerphosphorhuttonite associated with Columbite-(Fe) on mindat.org.

Other InformationHide

Health Risks:
Radioactive

References for CerphosphorhuttoniteHide

Reference List:
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Pavlenko A.S., Orlova L.P., Akhmanova M.V. (1965) Trudy Mineralogicheskogo Muzeya, 16, p. 166 (in Rus.)

Internet Links for CerphosphorhuttoniteHide

Localities for CerphosphorhuttoniteHide

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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.
Finland
 
  • Tavastia Proper
    • Forssa
Pavel M. Kartashov analytical data, Ilkka Mikkola specimen
Sweden
 
  • Norrbotten County
    • Luleå
      • Råneå
P.M. Kartashov analytical data
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