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Arisite-(Ce)

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Formula:
NaCe2(CO3)2[F2x(CO3)1-x]F
Crystal System:
Hexagonal
Name:
Named after the co-type locality at the Aris Quarries, Aris, Windhoek, Namibia. The "-(Ce)" suffix designates the dominant rare earth element in the composition.
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Classification of Arisite-(Ce)Hide

Approved
Approval Year:
2009
5.BD.18

5 : CARBONATES (NITRATES)
B : Carbonates with additional anions, without H2O
D : With rare earth elements (REE)
16a.5.7.1

16a : ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
5 : Miscellaneous

Chemical Properties of Arisite-(Ce)Hide

Formula:
NaCe2(CO3)2[F2x(CO3)1-x]F
IMA Formula:
NaCe2(CO3)2[(CO3)1-xF2x]F

Crystallography of Arisite-(Ce)Hide

Crystal System:
Hexagonal
Class (H-M):
6 m2 - Ditrigonal Dipyramidal
Space Group:
P6m2
Cell Parameters:
a = 5.1109(2) Å, c = 8.6713(4) Å
Ratio:
a:c = 1 : 1.697
Unit Cell V:
196.16 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)

X-Ray Powder DiffractionHide

Powder Diffraction Data:
d-spacingIntensity
4.439 (100)
4.352 (52)
3.103 (87)
2.561 (38)
2.424 (21)
2.212 (43)
1.975 (42)
1.950 (16)

Type Occurrence of Arisite-(Ce)Hide

Synonyms of Arisite-(Ce)Hide

Other Language Names for Arisite-(Ce)Hide

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Eudialyte Group2 photos of Arisite-(Ce) associated with Eudialyte Group on mindat.org.
Monazite-(La)2 photos of Arisite-(Ce) associated with Monazite-(La) on mindat.org.
Thorite2 photos of Arisite-(Ce) associated with Thorite on mindat.org.
Aegirine2 photos of Arisite-(Ce) associated with Aegirine on mindat.org.
Natrolite2 photos of Arisite-(Ce) associated with Natrolite on mindat.org.
Tuperssuatsiaite1 photo of Arisite-(Ce) associated with Tuperssuatsiaite on mindat.org.
Sphalerite1 photo of Arisite-(Ce) associated with Sphalerite on mindat.org.
Thomasclarkite-(Y)1 photo of Arisite-(Ce) associated with Thomasclarkite-(Y) on mindat.org.

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

5.BD.05Cordylite-(Ce)NaBaCe2(CO3)4F Hex.
5.BD.05Lukechangite-(Ce)Na3Ce2(CO3)4FHex. 6mm : P63mc
5.BD.10Zhonghuacerite-(Ce)Ba2Ce(CO3)3FTrig.
5.BD.10Kukharenkoite-(Ce)Ba2Ce(CO3)3FMon. 2/m : P21/m
5.BD.10Kukharenkoite-(La)Ba2(La,Ce,Th)(CO3)3FMon. 2/m : P21/m
5.BD.15Cebaite-(Ce)Ba3Ce2(CO3)5F2
5.BD.15Cebaite-(Nd)Ba3(Nd,Ce)2(CO3)5F2Mon.
5.BD.18Arisite-(La)NaLa2(CO3)2[F2x(CO3)1-x]FHex. 6 m2 : P6m2
5.BD.20aBastnäsite-(Ce)Ce(CO3)FHex. 6 m2 : P6c2
5.BD.20aBastnäsite-(La)La(CO3)FHex.
5.BD.20aBastnäsite-(Y)Y(CO3)FHex. 6 m2 : P62c
5.BD.20aHydroxylbastnäsite-(Ce)Ce(CO3)(OH)Hex. 6 : P6
5.BD.20aHydroxylbastnäsite-(Nd)Nd(CO3)(OH)Hex.
5.BD.20aHydroxylbastnäsite-(La)(La,Nd,Ce)(CO3)(OH,F)Hex.
5.BD.20bParisite-(Ce)CaCe2(CO3)3F2Mon. m : Bb
5.BD.20bParisite-(Nd)Ca(Nd,Ce,La)2(CO3)3F2
5.BD.20dRöntgenite-(Ce)Ca2(Ce,La)3(CO3)5F3Trig. 3 : R3
5.BD.20cSynchysite-(Ce)CaCe(CO3)2FMon. 2/m : B2/b
5.BD.20cSynchysite-(Nd)CaNd(CO3)2F
5.BD.20cSynchysite-(Y)CaY(CO3)2FMon. 2/m : B2/b
5.BD.20aThorbastnäsiteThCa(CO3)2F2 · 3H2O
5.BD.20aBastnäsite-(Nd)Nd(CO3)F Hex. 6 m2 : P62c
5.BD.25Horváthite-(Y)NaY(CO3)F2Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pmmn
5.BD.25Qaqarssukite-(Ce)Ba(Ce,REE)(CO3)2FTrig. 3 : P3
5.BD.35Huanghoite-(Ce)BaCe(CO3)2FTrig. 3m (3 2/m) : R3m

Related Minerals - Dana Grouping (8th Ed.)Hide

16a.5.7.2Arisite-(La)NaLa2(CO3)2[F2x(CO3)1-x]FHex. 6 m2 : P6m2

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 Arisite-(Ce)Hide

Reference List:
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Piilonen, P.C., McDonald, A.M., Grice, J.D., Rowe, R., Gault, R.A., Poirier, G., Cooper, M.A., Kolitsch, U., Roberts, A.C., Lechner, W. and Palfi, A.G. (2010): Arisite-(Ce), a new rare-earth fluorcarbonate from the Aris phonolite (Namibia), Mont Saint-Hilaire and the Saint-Amable sill (Québec). Canadian Mineralogist 48, 661-671.

Internet Links for Arisite-(Ce)Hide

Localities for Arisite-(Ce)Hide

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.

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.
Canada (TL)
 
  • Québec
    • Montérégie
      • La Vallée-du-Richelieu RCM
        • Mont Saint-Hilaire
PIILONEN, P.C., MCDONALD, A.M., GRICE, J.D., ROWE, R., GAULT, R.A., POIRIER, G., COOPER, M.A., KOLITSCH, U., ROBERTS, A.C., LECHNER, W. & PALFI, A. (2010) Arisite-(Ce), a new rare-earth fluorcarbonate from the Aris phonolite, Namibia, Mont Saint-Hilaire and the Saint-Amable sill, Quebec, Canada. Canadian Mineralogist 48, 661-671.
      • Lajemmerais RCM
        • Varennes & St-Amable
          • Saint-Amable sill
PIILONEN, P.C., MCDONALD, A.M., GRICE, J.D., ROWE, R., GAULT, R.A., POIRIER, G., COOPER, M.A., KOLITSCH, U.,ROBERTS, A.C., LECHNER, W. & PALFI, A. (2010) Arisite-(Ce), a new rare-earth fluorcarbonate from the Aris phonolite, Namibia, Mont Saint-Hilaire and the Saint-Amable sill, Quebec, Canada. Canadian Mineralogist 48, 661-671.
Namibia (TL)
 
  • Khomas Region
    • Windhoek District
      • Aris
P. C. Piilonen, A. M. McDonald, J. D. Grice, R. Rowe, R. A. Gault, G. Poirier, M. A. Cooper, U. Kolitsch, A. C. Roberts, W. Lechner and A. G. Palfi (2010): Arisite-(Ce), a new rare-earth fluorcarbonate from the Aris phonolite (Namibia), Mont Saint-Hilaire and the Saint-Amable sill (Québec). Can. Mineral. 48, 661-671.; Blaß, G., Kolitsch, U., Tremmel, G., Esche, J. (2016): Neue Mineralienfunde aus den Phonolithbrüchen von Aris in Namibia. Mineralien-Welt 27 (4), 48-60 (in German); Kolitsch, U., Blaß, G., Jahn, S., Cámara, F., von Bezing, L., Wartha, R. R., Tremmel, G., Sturla, M., Cerea, P., Skebo, M. and Ciriotti, M. E. (2016): Aris - mineralogy of the famous alkaline phonolite. AMI - Associazione Micromineralogica Italiana, Cremona, Italy, 95 pp.
Russia
 
  • Northern Region
    • Murmanskaya Oblast'
      • Lovozero Massif
        • Karnasurt Mt
Pavel M. Kartashov data
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