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Loparite-(Ce) from Khibiny Massif, Kola Peninsula, Murmanskaja Oblast', Northern Region, Russia (Type Locality for Loparite-(Ce))

 
Loparite-(Ce) from Khibiny Massif, Kola Peninsula, Murmanskaja Oblast', Northern Region, Russia (Type Locality for Loparite-(Ce))

Loparite-(Ce) from Khibiny Massif, Kola Peninsula, Murmanskaja Oblast', Northern Region, Russia (Type Locality for Loparite-(Ce))

Loparite-(Ce) from Khibiny Massif, Kola Peninsula, Murmanskaja Oblast', Northern Region, Russia (Type Locality for Loparite-(Ce))

Loparite-(Ce) from Khibiny Massif, Kola Peninsula, Murmanskaja Oblast', Northern Region, Russia (Type Locality for Loparite-(Ce))

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Loparite-(Ce) from Khibiny Massif, Kola Peninsula, Murmanskaja Oblast', Northern Region, Russia (Type Locality for Loparite-(Ce))

DESCRIPTION:No. 50043
Mineral:Loparite-(Ce)
Locality:Khibiny Massif, Kola Peninsula, Murmanskaja Oblast', Northern Region, Russia (Type Locality for Loparite-(Ce))
Description:Two interpenetrant-twinned black loparite-(Ce) crystals on white matrix. The loparite-(Ce) crystals are pseudocubic habit and have textured crystal faces. Ex. Peter B. Nalle (1923-2010) collection #690; ex. Fersman Mineralogical Museum
Overall Size:3.5x2.5x1.5 cm
Crystals:11 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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