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Davidite-(Ce), Lot of Seven ~ Petaca Mining District, New Mexico, USA

Original price was: $75.00.Current price is: $55.00.

Davidite-(Ce), Petaca Mining District, New Mexico, USA
Davidite-(Ce), Petaca Mining District, New Mexico, USA

Availability: 1 in stock

Lot of Seven Davidite -(Ce) Specimens – New Mexico, USA
Total Weight: 18.2 Grams

Largest Specimen Size: 19x18x7mm

Locality: Vestegard Pegmatite, La Jarita-Apache area, Petaca Mining District, Rio Arriba County, New Mexico, USA

Formula: Ce(Y,U)Fe2(Ti,Fe,Cr,V)18(O,OH,F)38

Davidite-(Ce) is a rare radioactive mineral containing cerium and uranium, including its decay products. It is typically found in granite pegmatites. The mineral was named in 1988 by Ernest H. Nickel and Joseph A. Mandarino in honor of Professor Tannat William Edgeworth David.

Uranium is difficult to distinguish

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