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.9" Chocolate Brown BASTNAESITE Fine Sharp Terminated Crystal Pakistan for sale

.9" Chocolate Brown BASTNAESITE Fine Sharp Terminated Crystal Pakistan for sale

$248.00$495.00
Product Code: EB0715BAST4
Availability: In Stock
 
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Location Zegi Mountain, Hameed Abad Kafoor Dheri, Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (North-West Frontier Province), Pakistan
Size 0.9" x 0.7" x 0.4"
Suggested Stand A custom display stand comes free with this specimen.

This is a very rare bastnaesite-Ce crystal from Pakistan – a mineral you almost never see in good crystals.  The crystal is prismatic, and slightly flattened, with a sharply formed, textbook, chisel-shaped termination. The color is an appealing milk chocolate brown, and the faces are somewhat lustrous. The edges are all sharp.  The crystal weighs 73.5 carats, and is undamaged.  Bastnäsite-(Ce) has the chemical formula of (Ce, La)CO3F.