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Ashcroftine-(Ce)

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Formula:
K5Na5(Ce,Ca)12Si28O70(OH)2(CO3)8 · 8H2O
Lustre:
Vitreous
Crystal System:
Tetragonal
Possibly the Ce-analogue of ashcroftine-(Y).


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Classification of Ashcroftine-(Ce)Hide

Notes:
Unnamed (probably valid)
Approval History:
Unnamed, but probably valid.

Physical Properties of Ashcroftine-(Ce)Hide

Vitreous

Optical Data of Ashcroftine-(Ce)Hide

Type:
Uniaxial (+)
RI values:
nω = 1.536 nε = 1.545
Max Birefringence:
δ = 0.009
Image shows birefringence interference colour range (at 30µm thickness)
and does not take into account mineral colouration.
Surface Relief:
Low

Chemical Properties of Ashcroftine-(Ce)Hide

Formula:
K5Na5(Ce,Ca)12Si28O70(OH)2(CO3)8 · 8H2O

Crystallography of Ashcroftine-(Ce)Hide

Crystal System:
Tetragonal

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.

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