from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A cerium fluoride mineral found in Sweden.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A fluoride of cerium and the allied metals, occurring massive and in hexagonal crystals in Sweden and Colorado (tysonite). It is often altered to a fluocarbonate called bastnasite or hamartite.


fluo- +‎ cerite (Wiktionary)


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