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Aminoffite Mineral Data

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General Aminoffite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Ca3Be2Si3O10(OH)2
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 416.52 gm
   Calcium    28.87 %  Ca   40.39 % CaO
   Beryllium   4.33 %  Be   12.01 % BeO
   Silicon    20.23 %  Si   43.28 % SiO2
   Hydrogen    0.48 %  H     4.33 % H2O
   Oxygen     46.09 %  O
             ______        ______ 
             100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Ca3Be2(Si3O10)(OH)2
Help on Environment: Environment: In fluorite veins in the Dugdinsk Massif, Tuva, Siberia, Russia.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1937
Help on Locality: Locality: Langban, Varmland, Sweden. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Gregori Aminoff (1993-1947), Swedish Mineralogist and crystallographer.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Aminoffite + Pronunciation Say AMINOFFITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 32654
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