Euxenite-(y) Petaca Mining District, New Mexico, USA


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One Euxenite-(y) Crystal – New Mexico, USA
Weight: 14.7 Grams

Size: 35x13x13mm

Locality: Petaca Mining District, Rio Arriba County, New Mexico, USA

The mark on the bottom of this specimen was made by the technician who performed the XRF alasysis.

Formula: (Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6

Euxenite was first described in 1870 and named for from the Greek (εὔξενος), hospitable or friendly to strangers, in allusion to the many rare elements that it contain.

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