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Table 5 REE carbonates synchisite and parisite. Synchisite analyses arranged with decreasing Y content

From: Bristen granite: a highly differentiated, fluorite-bearing A-type granite from the Aar massif, Central Alps, Switzerland

Mineral Synchisite-Y Synchisite-Ce Parisite
Point 4 12# 14 7 5 6 7 8# 33 27 8 4 4# 3
Y2O3 18.89 18.53 17.76 17.35 15.04 13.05 12.45 11.38 10.89 10.88 2.69 3.95 4.66 4.92
La2O3 3.56 3.51 3.71 3.78 3.82 5.69 5.40 5.82 5.21 4.77 6.76 9.10 8.40 8.79
Ce2O3 9.99 10.17 10.19 9.95 10.52 12.72 14.19 15.44 14.86 14.54 20.44 24.75 22.34 22.32
Pr2O3 1.38 1.02 1.43 1.61 1.23 1.76 1.27 1.60 2.09 2.22 2.85 2.88 2.73 2.76
Nd2O3 5.97 6.93 6.71 6.70 6.28 7.62 7.49 8.49 8.97 9.08 11.28 11.41 10.27 10.45
Sm2O3 2.20 1.60 2.17 2.46 2.31 2.14 2.18 2.10 3.03 3.13 3.53 2.67 2.52 2.42
Gd2O3 3.35 2.43 3.59 3.27 3.57 2.43 2.22 2.32 3.18 3.61 3.01 2.04 2.41 2.67
Dy2O3 2.47 1.32 2.02 2.16 2.53 1.55 1.18 2.22 1.12 1.93 0.48 0.45 0.52 0.43
CaO 19.50 17.47 19.08 19.88 19.66 18.64 18.04 16.18 19.31 19.20 18.76 10.51 10.22 10.91
F 6.21 5.84 6.34 6.29 5.97 5.95 5.99 5.78 6.20 6.17 6.12 6.83 6.62 6.52
Totala 73.52 68.82 73.00 73.45 70.93 71.57 70.42 71.34 74.86 75.53 75.92 75.45 71.77 72.75
O=F 2.61 2.46 2.67 2.65 2.51 2.51 2.52 2.43 2.61 2.60 2.58 2.88 2.79 2.75
Total corr. 70.91 66.36 70.33 70.80 68.42 69.06 67.90 68.90 72.25 72.93 73.34 72.57 68.98 70.00
CO2 stoich wt 30.19 28.00 29.66 30.16 29.16 28.63 27.95 27.12 29.50 29.59 28.53 24.44 23.52 24.01
Total incl CO2 101.23 94.47 100.02 101.05 97.70 97.80 95.86 96.09 101.81 102.61 101.87 97.08 92.53 94.16
Y 0.489 0.514 0.468 0.452 0.407 0.357 0.348 0.323 0.289 0.288 0.074 0.191 0.235 0.243
La 0.064 0.067 0.068 0.068 0.072 0.108 0.105 0.114 0.096 0.087 0.129 0.305 0.293 0.301
Ce 0.178 0.194 0.185 0.178 0.196 0.239 0.273 0.302 0.272 0.265 0.387 0.823 0.775 0.758
Pr 0.024 0.019 0.026 0.029 0.023 0.033 0.024 0.031 0.038 0.040 0.054 0.095 0.094 0.093
Nd 0.104 0.129 0.119 0.117 0.114 0.140 0.141 0.162 0.160 0.161 0.208 0.370 0.347 0.346
Sm 0.037 0.029 0.037 0.041 0.040 0.038 0.039 0.039 0.052 0.054 0.063 0.084 0.082 0.077
Gd 0.054 0.042 0.059 0.053 0.060 0.041 0.039 0.041 0.053 0.059 0.052 0.061 0.076 0.082
Dy 0.039 0.022 0.032 0.034 0.041 0.026 0.020 0.038 0.018 0.031 0.008 0.013 0.016 0.013
Fe 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.001 0.000 0.001 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.065 0.086 0.043
Ca 1.017 0.975 1.011 1.042 1.071 1.026 1.016 0.925 1.033 1.022 1.039 1.022 1.037 1.085
F 0.956 0.962 0.992 0.973 0.960 0.967 0.996 0.975 0.979 0.970 1.000 1.961 1.984 1.914
Ca 1.017 0.975 1.011 1.042 1.071 1.026 1.016 0.925 1.033 1.022 1.039 1.022 1.037 1.085
Y 0.489 0.514 0.468 0.452 0.407 0.357 0.348 0.323 0.289 0.288 0.074 0.074 0.074 0.074
REE 0.500 0.503 0.525 0.521 0.546 0.625 0.641 0.727 0.688 0.697 0.900 1.751 1.683 1.671
REE total + Y 0.989 1.016 0.992 0.972 0.953 0.982 0.989 1.050 0.978 0.985 0.974 1.825 1.757 1.745
Y/Ce 2.75 2.65 2.53 2.53 2.08 1.49 1.28 1.07 1.07 1.09 0.19 0.23 0.30 0.32
  1. aTotal includes traces of Fe, Sr