euxenite


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euxenite

[′yük·sə‚nīt]
(mineralogy)
A brownish-black rare-earth mineral that crystallizes in the orthorhombic system, contains oxide of calcium, cerium, columbium, tantalum, titanium, and uranium, and has a metallic luster; hardness is 6.5 on Mohs scale, and specific gravity is 4.7-5.0.
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According to John Haines, president, CyberCare Technologies, the relationship with Euxenite as well as Taipei Medical University has allowed Cyber-Care to lead the global telehealth initiative in Taiwan.
Betafite has been reported from the Ile pegmatite, in association with euxenite, allanite and monazite, and from the Ehiale-Namovela-Massive-Horta group in association with euxenite and samarskite (DSGM, 1974).
Euxenite has been reported from six principal mines and mine groups (DSGM, 1974).
Uraninite, in association with ferrotantalite, fergusonite, euxenite, samarskite and monazite, is known from the cluster of pegmatite bodies that includes the Mugeba, Bere, Enluma, Maria, Muacotaia and Namagoa pegmatites (DSGM, 1974).
Minerals: Kaolin, beryl, ferrotantalite-ferrocolumbite, zenotime, samarskite, monazite, euxenite.
Minerals: Beryl, ferrotantalite-ferrocolumbite, thorianite, bismutite, monazite, microlite, zircon, samarskite, euxenite, beryl gems, black beryl, xenotime.
During this period, excellent crystal specimens of euxenite, monazite and zircon were recovered through the efforts of mineral dealers operating out of Governador Vadadares.
Magnetite commonly exhibits an exsolution texture comprised of intergrown magnetite, hematite, rutile and (rarely) translucent brown euxenite with a yellowish alteration surface.
Cubic uraninite crystals to a millimeter or so in size occur scattered through feldspar, euxenite and magnetite.