florencite

florencite

[′flär·ən‚sīt]
(mineralogy)
CeAl3(PO4)2(OH)6 Pale-yellow mineral composed of basic phosphate of cerium and aluminum.
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5 m thick, with the lateritic iron-manganese ochres rich in supergene monazite, rhabdophane, barite, florencite, and pyrochlore.
A massive chunk of florencite from the Naipa pegmatite was collected by Mark Bandy and came later into the collection of the Los Angeles County Museum of Natural History.
It was found to contain monazite (later reidentified as brockite) and florencite in subordinate amounts.