© Doug Merson
© Steven Stuart
Remondite-(La), the newest member of the burbankite group, is very rare at MSH. It was recently described from Mt Koashva, Kola Peninsula, Russia.
Color is usually orange-yellow.
Luster is vitreous.
Diaphaneity is transparent.
Crystal System is monoclinic;
Crystal Habits include hexagonal prismatic crystals.
Cleavage is imperfect.
Fracture is conchoidal.
Hardness is 3
Specific Gravity is approximately 3.57 g/cm
Streak is white.
Associated Minerals include (??).
Distinguishing Features: Crystal habit.
Origin: Named in 1988 after Guy Remond, French mineral physicist
and its relationship to remondite-(Ce).
ZVMO 129(1):53-60 (2000)
DISTRIBUTION AND RARITY AT MONT SAINT-HILAIRE: