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Astrocyanite-(Ce) RC3513

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  • Astrocyanite-(Ce)

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    Name: Astrocyanite-(Ce)

    Location: Kamoto, Shaba, Zaïre

    Name Reference: name derived from the greek refering to the morphology (astron = star) and the colour (kyanos = blue)

    Chemical Formula: Cu2(Ce,Nd,La)2(UO2)(CO3)5(OH)2 · 1.5H2O

    Crystal System and Class: Hexagonal - Dihexagonal Dipyramidal

    Accompanying Minerals:

    Origin (Determinator + Year): Deliens & Piret 1989

    Publication: L'astrocyanite-(Ce), Cu2(TRh(U02)(C03)s(OH)z. 1,5 H20, nouvelle espèce minérale de Kamoto, Shaba, Zaïre

    Michel Deliens & Paul Piret. Eur. J. Mineral 1990, 2, 407-411

     

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