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Aluminoceladonite Mineral Data

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General Aluminoceladonite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: KAl(Mg,Fe++)[ ]Si4O10(OH)2
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 404.62 gm
   Potassium   9.66 %  K    11.64 % K2O
   Magnesium   4.51 %  Mg    7.47 % MgO
   Aluminum    6.67 %  Al   12.60 % Al2O3
   Iron        3.45 %  Fe    4.44 % FeO
   Silicon    27.76 %  Si   59.40 % SiO2
   Hydrogen    0.50 %  H     4.45 % H2O
   Oxygen     47.45 %  O
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             100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: KAlMg0.75Fe2+0.25Si4O10(OH)2
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1997 (Dana # Added)
Help on Locality: Locality: Wiesmath ant Frohsdorf, Austria Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the French celadon, (sea green), in allusion to its common color.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Aluminoceladonite Say ALUMINOCELADONITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: Leucophyllite (Starkl 1883)