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Akdalaite Mineral Data

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General Akdalaite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: 5(Al2O3)•(H2O)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 527.82 gm
   Aluminum  51.12 %  Al   96.59 % Al2O3
   Hydrogen   0.38 %  H     3.41 % H2O
   Oxygen    48.50 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: (Al2O3)5•(H2O)
Help on Environment: Environment: In a skarn.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1970
Help on Locality: Locality: Solvech fluorite deposit, Karaganda region, Kazakhstan, Akdala. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the Kazakh name for the locality.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Akdalaite + Pronunciation Say AKDALAITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA1969-002
  IMA2004-051 - IMA1969-002 (Akdalaite) has priority