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- noun 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
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- noun mineralogy A
cerium fluoride mineralfound in Sweden.
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fluo- + cerite
It also occurs as phosphate in monazite, and as fluoride in fluocerite.