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Huanghoite-(Ce) is a rare earth carbonate. Semenov & Chang (1961) named the species after Huang Ho, the Yellow River, which flows 150 km south of the type locality.

Huanghoite here forms platy grains to 1.3 cm in a banded matrix of fluorite and aegirine. The mineral is honey-colored, and likely admixed with other rare earth bearing minerals. This sample is form the type locality. From the collection of E.R. Laskowski (1949-2020), a mining engineer who retired to Tucson, Arizona.

Price: $125

Item code: MS1956

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