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Cerite-(Ce)

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Cerit-(Ce)
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Cerit-(Ce)

Größe: 0,25 mm; Fundort: Montoso Mine, Bagnolo, Piemont, Italien

Collection: Domenico Preite
Copyright: Matteo Chinellato
Contribution: Hg 2011-08-28
Locality: Cave di Montoso / Ortieul / Bagnolo Piemonte / Cuneo, Provinz / Piemont (Piemonte), Region / Italien
Cerit-(Ce)
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Cerit-(Ce)

Rötlich und Allanit, schwarz. Bastnäs, Riddarhyttan, Västmansland, Schweden. 3x4cm

Collection: Doc Diether
Copyright: Doc Diether
Contribution: Doc Diether 2008-07-29
Locality: Bastnäs / Riddarhyttan / Skinnskatteberg / Västmanlands, Provinz / Schweden
Cerit-(Ce) (rosa) mit Fergusonit-(Y) (braun)
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Cerit-(Ce) (rosa) mit Fergusonit-(Y) (braun)

und Chevkinit (schwarz); Bildbreite: 4 mm; Fundort: Tsakhirin Khuduk Y-Zr-Nb-Lagerstätte, Khaldzan-Buragtag-Massiv, Altai-Hochgebirge, Chowd-Aimag, Mongolei

Copyright: Pavel M. Kartashov
Contribution: slugslayer 2009-05-01
Locality: Tsakhirin Khuduk Y-Zr-Nb-Lagerstätte / Khaldzan-Buragtag-Massiv / Altai-Hochgebirge / Chowd, Aimag / Mongolei
Cerit-(Ce) (rosa) mit Chevkinit-(Ce) (schwarz)
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Cerit-(Ce) (rosa) mit Chevkinit-(Ce) (schwarz)

Bildbreite: 4 mm; Fundort: Tsakhirin Khuduk Y-Zr-Nb-Lagerstätte, Khaldzan-Buragtag-Massiv, Altai-Hochgebirge, Chowd-Aimag, Mongolei

Copyright: Pavel M. Kartashov
Contribution: slugslayer 2009-05-01
Locality: Tsakhirin Khuduk Y-Zr-Nb-Lagerstätte / Khaldzan-Buragtag-Massiv / Altai-Hochgebirge / Chowd, Aimag / Mongolei
Cerit-(Ce)
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Cerit-(Ce)

Bildbreite: 2 mm, Fundort: Montoso Mine, Bagnolo, Piemont, Italien

Copyright: Luigi Chiappino
Contribution: thdun5 2010-08-20
Locality: Cave di Montoso / Ortieul / Bagnolo Piemonte / Cuneo, Provinz / Piemont (Piemonte), Region / Italien
Cerit-(Ce)
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Cerit-(Ce)

roter Cerit-(Ce) in rosafarbenen Lanthanit-(La); Bastnäs, Riddarhyttan, Skinnskatteberg, Schweden; Bildbreite: 5 mm

Collection: chribiedav
Copyright: chribiedav
Contribution: chribiedav 2013-12-30
Locality: Bastnäs / Riddarhyttan / Skinnskatteberg / Västmanlands, Provinz / Schweden

Collectors Summary

Color braun, Clove braun, kirschrot rot, grau
Hardness (Mohs) 5.5
Solubility ++ Säuren
Crystal System trigonal, R3c

Chemism

Chem­ical formula

(Ce,La,Ca)9(Fe3+,Mg)[(OH)3|SiO3(OH)|(SiO4)6]

Chem­ical com­po­si­tion

Calcium, Cerium, Eisen, Lanthanum, Magnesium, Silicium, Sauerstoff, Wasserstoff

Unit weight: 1912.315397 u; Number of atoms in the formula: 52

Info

Empirical formula:

(Ce0.6La0.3Ca0.1)9(Fe0.75Mg0.25)[(OH)3SiO3(OH)(SiO4)6]

Element

Symbol

Weight%

Atoms

Atoms%

Atom weight (u)

Sum weight (u)

Hydrogen

H

0.21

4

7.69

1.0079470

4.0317880

Oxygen

O

25.94

31

59.62

15.9994300

495.9823300

Magnesium

Mg

0.32

0.25

0.48

24.3050600

6.0762650

Silicon

Si

10.28

7

13.46

28.0855300

196.5987100

Calcium

Ca

1.89

0.9

1.73

40.0784000

36.0705600

Iron

Fe

2.19

0.75

1.44

55.8452000

41.8839000

Lanthanum

La

19.61

2.7

5.19

138.9055200

375.0449040

Cerium

Ce

39.57

5.4

10.38

140.1161000

756.6269400

Strunz 9th edi­tion incl. updates

9.AG.20

9: Silikate (Germanate)
A: Inselsilikate (Nesosilikate)
G: Insel(Neso)silikate mit zusätzlichem Anionen; Kationen in meist [6] und > [6] Koordination
20:

Lapis Clas­sifica­tion

VIII/B.19-040

VIII: SILIKATE
B: Inselsilikate mit tetraederfremden Anionen
19: Kationen mit Koordinationszahlen zwischen [8] und [12]

Clas­sifica­tion by Hölzel

9.AI.530

9: SILICATES
A: Nesosilicates
I: Nesosilicates with OH
5: With REE's

Dana 8th edi­tion

52.04.06.01

52: Nesosilicates Nesosilicate Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O
04: Nesosilicates Nesosilicate Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] and/or > [6] coordination
06: Cerite Group

IMA sta­tus

Ehemals anerkannt von der CNMNC

Min­eral sta­tus

anerkanntes Mineral

IMA Classification

IMA Clas­sifica­tion

Cerite supergroup  ⇒ Cerite group

Optical Properties

Color

braun, Clove braun, kirschrot rot, grau

Diaphane­ity (Trans­parency)

teilweise durchscheinend bis opak

max. Birefrin­gence

0.015

Birefringence chart\! Cerite-(Ce) title=Birefringence chart Cerite-(Ce)

Michel-Levy Color Chart viewed according to the maximum birefringence (at 30μm). Mineral color is not taken into account. Click on the image to enlarge or change thickness.

RI value α / ω / n

1.810

RI value γ / ε

1.825

Ri mean

1.815

2V angle

Uniaxial (+)

Crystallography

Crystal Sys­tem

trigonal

Class (H-M)

3m

Space Group number

161

Space Group

R3c

Cell param­e­ters a (Å)

10.779

Cell param­e­ters b (Å)

-

Cell param­e­ters c (Å)

38.061

Cell param­e­ters a/b or c/a

3.531

Cell param­e­ters c/b

-

Z

6

Volumne (ų)

3829.727

X-Ray Pow­der Diffrac­tion

3.47(40),
3.11(30),
2.95(100),
2.83(40),
2.80(30),
2.69(40),
2.22(20),
1.954(50)

XRD chart Cerite-(Ce)

Calculated from d-spacing and intensity at 0.1541838 nm (Cu)

Crystals 3D

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Crystal Structure 3D

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Physical Properties

Hard­ness (Mohs)

5.5

VHN (Hard­ness Vick­ers)

530 (ungefähre Angabe abgeleitet aus der Mohshärte)

Density (g/cm³)

4.86

4.975 ( ρ calc. Mineralienatlas )

Insta­bil­ity

++ Säuren

Preface

Author (Name, Year)

Hisinger & Berzelius, 1804

References

Handbook of Mineralogy (Anthony et al.), 2 (1995), 123

Daniel Atencio, Andrezza de Almeida Azzi: Cerite: a new supergroup of minerals and cerite-(La) renamed ferricerite-(La). Mineralogical Magazine Vol. 84, Nr. 6 (2020) S. 928-931.

IMA group assignments

Other languages

German

Cerit-(Ce)

Spanish

Cerita-(Ce)

English

Cerite-(Ce)

French

Cerite-(Ce)

Russian

Церит-(Ce)

Traditional Chinese

矽鈰石

Simplified Chinese

硅铈石

Alternative Name

Ccrite

German

Cererit

Cerit

Cerita

Cerite

Cécérit

Italian

Cécérita

Cécérita

Cécérite

Kieselcerit

Traditional Chinese

鈰矽石

Simplified Chinese

铈硅石

CNMNC symbol

Symbol

Crt-Ce

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