fergusonite


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a dark mineral consisting of oxides of yttrium and erbium and tantalum and other minerals

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The first step is heating the sample to 200oC with sulphuric acid ("Acid Bake") which breaks down most of the LREE minerals and fergusonite.
0x20 Mineralization in the Foxtrot Project is largely allanite, zircon, and fergusonite.
The rare earth mineralization, consisting of fergusonite, allanite, and zircon, occurs in amphibole bearing granitic pegmatites.
Mineralization consists of fergusonite, allanite and zircon in metamorphosed fine-grained felsic volcanic rocks.