TableĀ 1.

Representative microprobe analyses of monazites

SampleVU 602AVU 602AEL 9/2EL 9/2
Mnz BSE-brightMnz BSE- darkMnz coreMnz rim
wt %
P2O529.8330.2029.5830.49
SiO20.430.170.720.19
UO20.430.290.150.08
ThO26.362.787.972.22
La2O314.9215.583.4316.92
Ce2O328.1030.7517.1931.25
Pr2O33.053.283.703.24
Nd2O311.2011.7221.5311.06
Sm2O32.022.007.561.66
Eu2O30.340.361.340.23
Gd2O31.051.063.860.53
Dy2O30.090.130.480.17
Y2O30.120.140.700.58
PbO0.090.050.090.07
CaO1.040.561.110.39
Total99.0599.0799.4299.08