Mineral Information and Data:

Hydroxylbastnasite-(Ce)
CeCO3(OH) [CNMNC approved formula]

Named as the hydroxyl analog of bastnasite-(Ce).

IMA status : Approved Species 1964 ()
CLASSIFICATION 
Dana
(8th edition) :
16a.01.02.01  
  (16a) Carbonates - Hydroxyl or Halogen
  (16a.01) in the Bastnasite/Shynchysite/Parasite Groups
  (16a.01.02) Bastnasite Subgroup(Hydroxylbastnasite Series)
  
Nickel-Strunz
(10th edition) :
05.BD.20a
  (05) Carbonates and Nitrates
  (05.B) Carbonates with additional anions, without H2O
  (05.BD) With rare earth elements (REE)
  
Crystal system: Hexagonal System
Point group (H-M): 6m2 (or 6m2) — ditrigonal-dipyramidal
  
  
  

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