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Francoisite-(Nd)

Name: Françoisite-(Nd)

Location: Kamoto, Shaba, Zaïre

Name Reference: Dr. Armand François, geologist and former director of the Geological Department of the GECAMINE

Chemical Formula: (Nd,Ce,Sm)(UO2)3(PO4)2O(OH) · 6H2O

Crystal System and Class: Monoclinic - Prismatic

Accompanying Minerals:

Origin (Determinator + Year): Deliens M. 1987

Publication: La françoisite-(Nd), nouveau phosphate d'uranyle et de terres rares ; propriétés et. structure cristalline.

Paul Piret, Michel Deliens & Jacqueline Piret-Meunier. Bull. Minéral 1988, 111, 443-449

 

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