Fluocerite is a mineral, a cerium, lanthanum fluoride, formula (Ce,La)F3. It is recognized as two different minerals depending on the cation, fluocerite-(Ce) and fluocerite-(La). Both crystallize in the hexagonal system. Fluocerite-(Ce) was first described (without the Ce) in 1845 from hydrothermal veins in granite in Sweden. Fluocerite-(La) was f
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<chemical> A fluoride of cerium, occuring near Fahlun in Sweden. Tynosite, from Colorado, is probably the same mineral. ... Origin: Fluo- + cerium. ... Source: Websters Dictionary ... (01 Mar 1998) ...
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• (n.) A fluoride of cerium, occuring near Fahlun in Sweden. Tynosite, from Colorado, is probably the same mineral.
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