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Bastnäsite-(Ce) (Rare Earth Element Ore) from Mountain Pass Mine, Clark Mountains, San Bernardino County, California

 
Bastnäsite-(Ce) (Rare Earth Element Ore) from Mountain Pass Mine, Clark Mountains, San Bernardino County, California

Bastnäsite-(Ce) (Rare Earth Element Ore) from Mountain Pass Mine, Clark Mountains, San Bernardino County, California

Bastnäsite-(Ce) (Rare Earth Element Ore) from Mountain Pass Mine, Clark Mountains, San Bernardino County, California

DESCRIPTION:No. 52066
Mineral:Bastnäsite-(Ce) (Rare Earth Element Ore)
Locality:Mountain Pass Mine, Clark Mountains, San Bernardino County, California
Description:Heavy specimen of Bastnäsite-(Ce) ore from the largest REE mine in the U.S. Approximate rare earth content: Cerium 50.0%, Lanthanum 34.0%, Neodymium 11.0%, Praseodymium 4.0%, Samarium 0.5%, Gadolinium 0.2%, and Europium 0.1%. Radioactive. Ex. Peter B. Nalle (1923-2010) collection
Overall Size:15x14x10 cm
Crystals:
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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