Mineral Information and Data:

Cordylite-(Ce)
(Na,Ca,[])BaCe2(CO3)4(F,O) [CNMNC approved formula]

Named from the Greek "cordule" = club, in allusion to the shape of the crystals.

IMA status : Approved Species 1898 ()
CLASSIFICATION 
Dana
(8th edition) :
16a.01.07.01  
  (16a) Carbonates - Hydroxyl or Halogen
  (16a.01) in the Bastnasite/Shynchysite/Parasite Groups
  (16a.01.07)
  
Nickel-Strunz
(10th edition) :
05.BD.05
  (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): 6/mmm (or 6/m 2/m 2/m) — dihexagonal-dipyramidal
  
  
  

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